As Web 2.0 evolves, security becomes an issue
Samy Kamkar was really just trying to impress girls. Instead he made Web hacking history.
Kamkar created what is considered the first Web 2.0 worm -- a virulent bug that could not be blocked by a firewall, and which ultimately forced the owners of MySpace.com to temporarily shut down the site. The Samy worm was just the more prominent of a new generation of Web attacks that some security experts fear may slow down the fast-evolving collaborative model of Internet development known as Web 2.0.
At the Washington Post.
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