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It was only a matter of time before they realized the potential to distribute their malware via these new tools.
The can actually circumvent the protections that Google (GOOG) and other sites provide us by banning and publicizing sites that hide, spyware, viruses, spoofs, trojans and other malicious software.
Being a very big fan of social networking sites myself, the though never even occured to me until I obtained a virus by "stumbling" a recommended site from a fellow techie via Stumbleupon.com.
Social networking sites need to implement security measures ASAP so they do not harm their communities. I believe these companies will not do anything until the word really starts to get out and visitors start to decline.
So be weary do not trust unknown members of your respective social communities..."
An English teenager whose house was trashed after she posted a party invite on MySpace has blamed computer hackers for the gatecrashing debacle.
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