Question about Samy Worm and who it would affect

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Hello All,
  I'm doing alil  preliminary research on the Samy Worm that took
myspace by storm a couple of years ago.  What im unclear about is,
was the exploit solely the fault of the  myspace web developers?  Or
to put it another way,   was it browser and  OS independent?  Upon
viewing the  infected page,would  a Opera user or a firefox user's
browser have  behaved the same way as IE and infected the viewers
profile the same way?


Any thoughts or clarifications would  greatly be appreciated

Giovanni


Re: Question about Samy Worm and who it would affect

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Essentially it was a little bit of both.  Shame on myspace for not
making secure code (they still don't... lawl), and IE for being the so-
called "enabler".

http://www.betanews.com/article/CrossSite_Scripting_Worm_Hits_MySpace/1129232391


Re: Question about Samy Worm and who it would affect

Also, here is an in-depth analysis of the code in question by the
author himself.

http://namb.la/popular/tech.html

Hopefully, that will help you some more.


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