Speaking of Anonymous and Megaupload, be careful what you click

If you’re the type who’s interested in tracking down statements and digging into the Anonymous attacks on government sites, beware. Naked Security is reporting that some links promising more information about the attacks actually enlist your computer into service and taking part in the attacks. From the Naked Security blog: “We've seen many links posted on Twitter, and no doubt elsewhere on the internet, pointing to a page on the pastehtml.com website. If you visit the webpage, and do not have JavaScript disabled, you will instantly, without user interaction, begin to flood a website of Anonymous's choice with unwanted traffic, helping to perpetuate a DDoS attack.”

 

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