A Virus, Keylogger is on your way, the latest bad man tool on orkut. Most of the time, it is hyperlinked with the an image of a video player (refer screenshot above). If you click on the image it redirects you to a site which tries to install something on your computer. Norton AntiVirus detects it as a Keylogger and Mcafee as Malware. (Thanks Evil for bringing it to our attention)
» Safeguard Your Privacy – Some Routine Tips
- You must have a good anti virus installed
- Avoid clicking on links scrapped to you by unknown members.
- Avoid navigating to the links scrapped from your friends – There may be a great possibility that your friend is actually not your friend and someone else.
- You must avoid surfing unknown scrapbooks since these scraps execute an embed scrap all which sends the same scrap to your friends from your profile without letting you know anything.
- Please refer to this post for the perfect safeguarding tool against this attack
» Notes and Updates
This post has been updated on 02-03-2008