US Disease Control website catches malware cold

Thursday, 8 February 2007, 9:45 PM EST

Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control were left dealing with a different kind of outbreak last week after hackers planted a virus on the agency's website.

Unspecified malware hidden among legitimate audio and video clips and planted on the agency's podcast site had the capability to infect visiting surfers. The podcast site was taken down after the attack was discovered last week, AP reports.

At The Register.

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