Social networking sites rife with wormable flaws

An audit of two popular social networking sites found a dozen wormable vulnerabilities in less than an hour, a researcher for antivirus firm FSecure stated on Thursday.

The company performed the research following three high-profile security incidents targeting popular social-networking site MySpace in the last year. Most recently, a banner ad on MySpace compromised almost 1.1 million computers, according to analysts at VeriSign's security consultancy, iDefense. Social-networking sites rife with wormable flaws

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