UStream Hacked Ahead Of Apple’s WWDC?

By: Chris Crum - June 11, 2012

Popular live video streaming site UStream may have been compromised by hackers. Visiting the site using Google’s Chrome browser, we’re seeing:

Ustream Chrome Warning

Similarly in Firefox, we’re seeing:

Firefox Warns of Ustream

Apparently, Apple’s Safari sees no problems:

Ustream on Safari

Google’s search results are displaying it as if it contains malware:

Ustram Google results

Google is apparently on the case. As one Twitter use points out, Apple’s WWDC starts today, and some are no doubt hopeful to catch some stream of the keynote on Ustream:

 
 

 

 

 

Even simply searching Twitter for more info about this, Chrome displays another message:

Ustream message on Twitter

Apparently whatever the perceived threat is, it transcends the Ustream site itself, into media being shared through social networks.

Update: Looks like the browsers have lifted their messages (and even Safari started showing one at one point), but we’re still seeing the message from Google in the search results.

Matt Cutts did tweet:

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Chris CrumChris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.

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  • sreenivas

    Firefox browser showing “Warning – visiting this web site may harm your computer!”