MySpace Page For Alicia Keys Hacked
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The MySpace pages for Grammy-winning R&B singer Alicia Keys and some European musicians were hacked on Thursday by an unknown group who tried to trick unwary visitors into installing a rootkit, according to a security expert.
Roger Thompson, chief technology officer of Exploit Prevention Labs (XPL), said the issue was brought to the company's attention by customers who use XPL's LinkScanner software, which examines pages for malicious code and reports them back to XPL. This information is then disseminated to LinkScanner users, thus protecting all of them.
Thompson noted that this attack was different from others. "It's not unreasonable for a page to get hacked and an IFrame