Graham Cluley

Tumblr Repairs Defacements After Worm Hits Thousands of Accounts

A malware attack against the Tumblr blogging platform has been stifled, but not before tens of thousands of pages were defaced with a racist taunt by a group of Internet trolls known as GNAA.A post on the Tumblr staff blog yesterday said engineers had identified the source of the problem, removed the viral post and restored services. “No accounts have been compromised and you don’t need to take further action,” the post said.

Experts: Justin Bieber Virus Spotted…But Sputtering

Anti virus experts are warning the public about a new virus that tempts unwitting Windows users with the promise of a video of teen heart throb Justin Bieber. But the virus appears to be having trouble attracting the interest of potential victims.

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