MySpace Attacked by Flash Worm

A number of personal pages on the social networking site were attacked over the weekend using a security flaw in Macromedia Flash a flaw that Adobe released a patch to fix just last week. The worm spreads each time a MySpace user visits an infected user profile page.

MySpace sent out a notice to all of its users late yesterday, saying the worm only appears to have affected people with vulnerable Flash players. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 19th July 2006 1:36AM