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Myspace recieves SURGE OF SPAM TODAY WITH A GLITCH

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by CyrusVirus, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. CyrusVirus

    CyrusVirus BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    o k so i was on a website and found this article, apparently one of you guys did this lol, i know who it was too. lol, well now, hopefully whoever it was, they keep this secret to themselves,

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    In the last 24 hours there has been a sudden surge in the amount of spam being sent and received by MySpace users, suggesting that the site has fallen prey to a security exploit that grants spammers access to accounts. Many users are logging in to find that they've commented on their friend's status updates with spammy messages inviting them to "make $$ this summer". We've reached out to MySpace to ensure that they are aware of the issue. Some MySpacers are speculating on the site's forums[​IMG] that the hack is tied to phishing links in status updates, which seems to be in line with the reports we've seen of literally hundreds of identical spam status updates to certain band profiles (see the screenshot below).
    Update: We've learned that this is in fact the case — MySpace users are falling prey to a phishing attack through links in status updates that invite them to renter their login information, which is then used to spam their accounts. MySpace expects to have a fix for this out later today that will remove all of these links.
    Phishing attacks are notoriously difficult for social networks to defend against, as they rely on tricking users into handing over their account info rather than breaking through a site's security measures. Facebook has also been hit by a number of similar attacks.
    During our interview with Hacker Croll regarding the recent Twitter break-in, he revealed that there is at least one security hole in MySpace that is well known in the hacker/cracker community that grants access to MySpace accounts. Unfortunately he was unwilling to share the exploit, but we warned MySpace about it late last week. It is unclear if this attack is related. The phishing attack is probably unrelated, which likely means there are still outstanding exploits.
    This is only the latest in a long string of recent security attacks against major web services. Last week Twitter fell prey to a massive security breach revealing internal documents, while developer-outsourcing site Elance[​IMG] got hit by a hack as well that compromised some user data.
    Thanks to Aaron Parker for the tip.


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    SO, find out the method for this, is my next plan, and im gonna join this guy in the fun. also, think about how much money he made just off of today ?
     
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  2. leprakhauns

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    I don't know all I know is I was able to send 200 friend requests from Friend Blaster Pro without any captchas coming up. I wonder if that has anything to do with it?
     
  3. psmtrack

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    Stupid Stupid..

    That site postjuly is down.. His CPA account he sent that traffic to(clickbank,hydra,whatever) is gone too.. and myspace lawyers are probably in the process of sending a subpoena..... id be surpised if he doesnt get sued/go to jail.... silly silly
     
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    http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090719211148AAvLnEe

    etc

    i hope whoever did this covered their track... the fact YOU KNOW who it is means they didnt.. myspace doesnt play around.. they got my friend for a lot
     
  5. CyrusVirus

    CyrusVirus BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    well when i said i know who it was, it was sarcasm. i really don't know who it was. wish i did though, hopefully this guy covered his tracks very well

     
  6. skorpion

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    hmmm subscribed
     
  7. psmtrack

    psmtrack BANNED BANNED

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    yup.. myspace goes for the money.. like i said they got my boy in cali and fucked him over.. he wasnt even phishing for accounts... he was just spamming them hard core...

    you never want to get this kind of attention..im 99% sure whoever did this is probably in the usa and you'll read the article about the lawsuit in few months.lol
     
  8. CyrusVirus

    CyrusVirus BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    well, its all over the E-news now, and ive been checking up on it, ill post further into if i find anything for you guys
     
  9. psmtrack

    psmtrack BANNED BANNED

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    i hope someone wore a lot of condoms =) need to be very safe.. myspace doesnt fuck around.lol.. the fact myspace has to "fix" this problem isnt good..
     
  10. CyrusVirus

    CyrusVirus BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    yeah, would have been nice if he might have drove traffic to a blog with no adsense, or a youtube vid, or.... posted something on BHw about giving traffic away for free. go figure.