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Web Worm Uses Google To Spread Virus

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Gary Price at the Search Engine Watch forum has details of a new web worm that uses Google to spread.

a web worm named Santy is utilizing Google to help it spread to web bulletin boards using the PHP scripting language.

Google+to+spread/2100-7349_3-5499725.html”>The worm sends Google a specific search request, essentially asking for a list of vulnerable sites. Armed with the list, the worm then attempts to spread to those sites using a PHP request designed to exploit the phpBB bulletin board software.

Andy Beal is an internet marketing consultant and considered one of the world’s most respected and interactive search engine marketing experts. Andy has worked with many Fortune 1000 companies such as Motorola, CitiFinancial, Lowes, Alaska Air, DeWALT, NBC and Experian.

You can read his internet marketing blog at Marketing Pilgrim and reach him at andy.beal@gmail.com.

Web Worm Uses Google To Spread Virus
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