25 February 2005

Spyware infiltrates blogs

Hackers are using blogs to infect computers with spyware, exposing serious security flaws in self-publishing tools used by millions of people on the Web.

Read the full story by Stephanie Olsen at Tech News on ZDNet

It concludes: Webroot's Stiennon advises people to switch to the Mozilla Foundation's Firefox Web browser for reading blogs. Either do that, or change IE security settings to deactivate ActiveX or JavaScript in the Web browser, he said.

No comments: