Google's Orkut hit by Internet worm

Tuesday, 20 June 2006, 8:47 AM EST

A new Internet worm capable of stealing bank details and other personal data from users is circulating via Orkut, Google Inc.'s social networking service, a computer security company warned Monday.

Instant-messaging service provider FaceTime Communications said its software security lab had detected the spread of the electronic virus, the third such threat to disseminate itself via messages posted on Orkut users personal Web pages.

At CNN.

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