Blogs being used to distribute bad stuff: report

Filed as News on July 30, 2005 9:52 am

by Duncan

A new report indicates that blogs are being targeted again as a distribution point for malicious code, trojan horses and “dangerous” spyware.

The Sydney Morning Herald refers to a report from Websense that states that “cyber criminals” are using blogs and other distribution means to trick users into allowing their computers to be hacked, without naming particular blogs or service providers.

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  1. By chrispian posted on July 30, 2005 at 11:34 am
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    Wouldn’t it be fair to say they are using any and all means necessary and that blogs are just one part of it. The fact that the media is playing up on the “blogs” part is just more proof that blogs are so hip right now.