Could blogging spread computer worms?

Thursday, 14 July 2005, 10:31 AM EST

Could RSS feeds become a conduit for the transmission of computer worms? Security experts are at odds over the possibility. Those who play down the threat point to the fact that no virus has ever used the propagation technique while others say it's only when a network reaches critical mass (as in the case of instant message and file sharing networks) that malware threats show their ugly head.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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