Toxic Blogs Distribute Malcode and Keyloggers

Websense announced that blogs are increasingly being exploited as a means to distribute malicious code and keylogging software. In some cases, the culprits create a blog on a legitimate host site, post viral code or keylogging software to the page, and attract traffic to the toxic blog by sending a link through spam email or […]

Websense announced that blogs are increasingly being exploited as a means to distribute malicious code and keylogging software. In some cases, the culprits create a blog on a legitimate host site, post viral code or keylogging software to the page, and attract traffic to the toxic blog by sending a link through spam email or IM to a large number of recipients. In other cases, the blog can be used as a storage mechanism which keeps malicious code that can be accessed by a Trojan horse that has already been hidden on the user's computer. More

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