SFWA Website Comes To Life, Starts Attacking Web Browsers

The Science Fiction And Fantasy Writers Of America website was hacked by someone who installed malicious code into its pages. When anyone visited the SFWA site, it would try to launch a Trojan against your browser — which mostly affected older browsers and unpatched machines. The attack was aimed at gaining users' bank-account details and other personal information. SFWA says it's removed the malicious code from its site now. [SF Crows Nest]


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Corpore Metal

Tsk. So I hope they

0) Examined their server side code for any cross-site scripting worms.

1) Deloused all the site files.

2) Moved the clean ones to a new server.

3) Sterilized the old server before putting it back into duty.