Friday, June 16, 2006

Data-Thieving Worm Targets Orkut Users

Joris Evers writes on C|Net News:

A new worm that attempts to steal online banking credentials is propagating on Google's social-networking Web site, a security company warned Friday.

The worm, dubbed MW.Orc, primarily targets Brazilian users of Google's Orkut Web site. It uses a message in Portuguese to entice people to click on a file that is disguised as a JPEG image, FaceTime Security Labs said in a statement.

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