Saturday, March 17, 2007

Blogger Being Used for Phishing and Spreading Trojans

Security firm Fortinet has reported in one of its advisory releases that Blogger is being used by miscreants to create blogs with embedded malicious codes which installs a trojan on the visitors' PCs or redirect visitors to phishing sites. It is the popularity of Blogger which makes it the attraction of such miscreants.

CNet, further
reports of an unnamed official from Google accepting that the blogs appear to be deliberately set up for phishing purpose and investigations are going on.

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