Web 2.0 Security

LinkedIn Members Targeted by Botnet Malware

Members of LinkedIn who clicked on fake connection requests sent users to a Website that displayed “PLEASE
WAITING…4 SECONDS” before redirecting them to Google. During those 4
seconds, the Website downloaded Zeus data-theft malware onto their PCs. Read the full article. [eWEEK]

Web 2.0, Social Net Attacks Rising

A new report shows malware attacks through Web 2.0 applications continue to be the largest
concern for IT professionals with 69% of organizations reporting at least
one Web 2.0-related attack. Fourteen percent report data leakage over social networks and 18%
indicate incidents occurring over social networks where disciplinary
action was required. Read the full article. [Help Net Security]

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