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    Unanswered: MySQL.com may be serving malware!

    Krebs on Security

    I have not investigated this report, but I thought that it was important enough to post "as is" until I can verify it.

    -PatP
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    the exposure lasted only a matter of hours on monday september 26th, and then was fixed

    but due to the nature of the hack, if you visited mysql.com with a windows computer that day, there's a good chance you might have been infected

    the sad news is, only about half of the many popular virus detection products, so far, are able to detect it

    see this report on virustotal.com
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