Report: Google’s Orkut fights off worm attack
A computer worm has been spreading on Google’s big-in-Brazil Orkut social network, according to a report on the Sounds from the Dungeon blog.
It may have infected as many as 400,000 users, according to a post on a blog called “c0d3w12.”
According to the Packet Storm security site, a vulnerability affecting Orkut was discovered November 8 and fixed last week. It was not clear whether this was the same vulnerability that was allowing the worm to spread.
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