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Google acts to fix YouTube flaw exploited by hackers


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#1 Budapest

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Posted 05 July 2010 - 05:16 PM

YouTube has been forced to fix a flaw allowing hackers to bombard users with fake pop-up messages and redirect them to adult sites.

Hackers placed code in the comments section, under targeted videos, that would run when people watched the clip.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/10506150.stm
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Posted 11 July 2010 - 10:37 PM

all I can say is, what the heck's wrong with these people!

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 11:24 PM

all I can say is, what the heck's wrong with these people!


Simple greed everyone wants to live the dream.




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