Blogspot blogs help spread Storm worm attacks

Friday, 28 December 2007, 10:26 AM EST

In an attack that showcases what cyber criminals have in store for Web 2.0 next year, the individual or group behind the Storm worm is distributing new versions of the malware with the help of hijacked and newly-created Google Blogspot blogs.

The Storm worm, one of 2007's most prolific e-mail-borne Trojan horse programs, has always come wrapped in holiday-themed messages or disguised as videos from some recent high-profile news event. The latest Storm versions -- predictably spammed out as Christmas and New Year's greeting cards - don't break with that tradition.

At SecurityFix.

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