WATCH out: hackers are taking advantage of the popularity of Google's Blogger site to post fake blog entr ies that link to malware, namely the Storm worm. Once unwittingly downloaded by users, the malicious code will allow hackers to hijack infected computers. Here's an excerpt from the BBC News article:
Infected computers are being hijacked by the gang behind the attack s and either mined for saleable data or used for other attacks. The Blogger attack is the latest in a series by a gang that has managed to hija ck hundreds of thousands of PCs. Attack pattern Security researcher Alex Eckelberry from Sunbelt Software first noticed the boo by-trapped links turning up on Blogger on 27 August. Now many hundreds of blogs on the site have been updated with a short entry con taining the link.