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Friday, November 16, 2007

Malware spreading through GeoCities websites

Storm, the botnet building Trojan horse have been seeded with new spam templates that included links to sites on GeoCities, the free Web hosting service owned by Yahoo Inc.

The GeoCities sites are infected with malicious JavaScript code that redirects the user's browser to secondary URLs hosted in Turkey. The Turkish URLs try to persuade the user to download a bogus codec that's supposedly necessary to view images on the GeoCities sites.

The attacks last week that originated at hacked MySpace pages.

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