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August 28, 2006, 8:53 am
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Do you like to read a blog? Every day, before start to work, do you
read your favorite one? What do you use to be updated? RSS? Atom?
If yes, your computer could catch a virtual cold, says SPI Dynamics CTO
Software and services used to download feeds transmitted via the RSS or
And you are not safe, even if you use trustable services like
Bloglines, or readers like Firefox, because web feed could contain a
Or maybe a blog might have an area allowing readers to post public
The best way to guard against these sorts of attacks would be for
receives to render it harmless. Creating this filter would not cause
feeds to arrive much slower. But until as we know, no blog-reading
My comment: Take care! Don't forget to use a good anti-virus, firewall
Read more: http://rvincoletto.multiply.com/journal/item/185
- Sebastian Gottschalk
August 28, 2006, 10:33 am
Re: Blog readers are vulnerable to malicious codes
Who cares? Not every RSS reader actually displays content in such a fashion
Mozilla/Firefox - it renders to a text list field.
Oh, even more bullshit.