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Koobface is the worm on the block

If only you could put a condom on the net.

The people that write viruses and other destructive programs are in the same category as child molesters, at least that is my opinion.   They prey on the ignorance and trust that people have towards their computer systems.

Koobface is the latest monstrosity to wreak its wrath on the FaceBook and MySpace communities.  According to Scientific American.com, Kaspersky Labs in July reported having found two variants of the Koobface worm, Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.a. and Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.b, which attack MySpace and Facebook, respectively. The threat, Kaspersky reported, was that the worm could unleash malicious software that allowed a hacker to take remote control of your PC, turning it into a “zombie” and using it as a launching point to attack other computers.

For the full article, go to http://www.sciam.com/blog/60-second-science/post.cfm?id=omg-koobface-worm-gets-up-in-the-gr-2008-12-05

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