Tumblr security


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.

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