When played by a MySpace user, the video adds itself to the user's MySpace page and replaces the links on the user's profile with links to phishing Web sites, Websense said. Phishing sites are fraudulent sites that attempt to trick people into giving up sensitive information such as log-in credentials.
A MySpace representative on Monday said she could not immediately comment on the worm.
QuickTime worm spreading on MySpace
Posted on Tuesday, Dec 05 2006 @ 14:57 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Security experts warn for a new worm on MySpace that uses QuickTime to spread.