Read RSS, get hacked

Thursday, 22 February 2007, 12:55 AM EST

Users of Web feed services such as Real Simple Syndication (RSS) and Atom might want to make doubly sure they are not downloading malicious code along with their favorite Web content.

That's because the growing use of Web feed readers and the proliferation of content-aggregation sites are giving hackers a really simple way to deliver keystroke loggers, Trojan horses and other malware onto their computers, security analysts warn.

At Computerworld.

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