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  1. #1
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    Webmasters need to be cautious.

    A NEW internet worm has launched a Google-powered assault on web bulletin boards that use the popular phpBB forum software.

    Dubbed "Perl.Santy.A", or "Santy", the worm attacks web servers rather than desktop PCs, a warning posted online by Finnish internet security company F-Secure said.
    The worm uses Google to search randomly for new hosts, F-Secure said.

    There have been serious vulnerabilities found in the phpBB software in the past and this incident underlines the importance of all people keeping up to date with the latest security patches and fixes," anti-virus firm Sophos senior technology consultant Graham Cluley said

    For more details read :http://australianit.news.com.au/arti...nbv%5e,00.html
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  2. #2
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    Hi, this is really useful info. Thank you Priyanka

    Madhivanan

  3. #3
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    Hey, I'm running that.

    Thanks for the heads-up.
    oh yeah... documentation... I have heard of that.

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  4. #4
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    No Problem
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