Malware targets Orkut social networking site

Hackers are trying to infect users of the social networking site Orkut with malware in order to steal their bank details.

According to one security researcher, hackers are planting a password stealer with a message in Portuguese 70 percent of users on the website are Portuguese speaking Brazilians. Dubbed Orc.Malware by instant mesaging (IM)security company Facetime Security Labs, the malware tells users that their data has been emailed to the hacker.

It also leaves a message in the user's online guestbook News - IT Security News - SC Magazine UK

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 18th June 2006 1:49AM