Social sites' insecurity increasingly worrisome

Personal Web spaces on MySpace, videos on YouTube, and blogs, community sites hosting user created content have become increasingly popular. While the Web has always been about publishing digital information, the stunning popularity of hubs for content created by the audience has attracted more people to the world of quick and easy publishing, but the trend has some security experts worried.

"It's a huge problem. These sites rely on an anything goes approach to attract users, with pretty much everything you could think of switched on for the user to customize." Social sites' insecurity increasingly worrisome

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 3rd December 2006 9:07PM