25 Feb 2008

Worm For Idiots Hits Orkut

A worm, which urges people to copy-paste some Javascript in their address bar, has hit Orkut. This is what the scrap says

ORKUT has Ranked all our PROFILE… Please check your rank soon , by Just copy and paste the script found below and paste it in your adderss bar, (the place where u see www.orkut.com and hit ENTER.

The worm imports a Javascript file, posts a warning message, scraps all the user’s friends, and makes the user join certain communities. One such community, the Football Freaks, had 11,363 members at 21:30 IST (08:00 PST), and growing very fast.