September 27, 2010

Bom Sabado - The Enemy Came Again

Google’s social networking website Orkut has been attacked by a virus called Bom Sabado again. “Bom sabado” is a Portuguese world it means Good Saturday in English. The worm seems to be posting scraps with the text “Bom Sabado” and also adding affected users to new Orkut groups. Such XSS attacks have targeted Orkut in the past too.

Google has said;  Hi all, This is to inform you all that we’ve contained the “Bom Sabado” virus and have identified the bug that allowed this and have fixed it.We’re currently working on restoring the affected profiles.Thanks a ton to each of you who’s made an effort to alert everyone else about this. I’ll make sure to keep you guys posted on more updates.
However, please remember that in any case, if you ever find any suspicious activities on your Orkut profile, please clear your cookies and cache and change your password immediately.

Removing options

   1, Switch to the “older version” of Orkut
   2, Log out of Orkut.
   3,Clean your browser’s cache and cookies.
   4, Log in and change your password and security question.


Amit said...

I am going to do the same and telling to my network.This is a useful information. Thanks a lot.

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