TITLE

Don't Digg this malware

AUTHOR(S)
WOLCHAK, PETER
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Backbone;Apr/May2009, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Digg being used to distribute malwares. It cites a report from Panda Security of at least 50 Digg profiles being used to dispense malware. An example of how cyber-crooks use the Web2.0 services in stealing account passwords is provided.
ACCESSION #
37601789

 

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