Saturday, August 28, 2010
Google is your friend
The difference now is that the popular search engine is used by worms trying to find new victims. This worm Santy used Google to discover computers / sites to the network ran a specific vulnerable to the virus version of phpBB. Although Google moved quickly enough to stop the spread of this worm, it managed to infect more than 40,000 computers, while there were some critical voices from manufacturers antivirus programs which stated that Google could have predicted such situations and take preventive measures.