Google's blogger.com is being hijacked to spread malware through fake blogs, a security vendor has warned.This is ancient news in the blogosphere. I first noticed the phenomenon last May.
According to Fortinet, Genuine-looking blogs on topics as wide-ranging as "Star Wars, school, furniture, Christmas, cars and girlfriends" are now being created to host a variety of script-initiated malware. It would be impossible for visitors to spot the danger of these sites, which now number in the hundreds, the company said. Although they look genuine, it appears that all the sites have been specially crafted to fool visitors.
Mar 17, 2007
spam blogs aren't exactly new
PCWorld catches up to spam blogs: