Security Analyst Discusses How Virtual Worlds Can Be Used to Transmit Malware

I came across an interesting post by security analyst Charlie Miller today wherein he explains how he was able to use Second Life to create physical objects in the game world that could be used to transmit malware or other forms of malicious code.   Along with stories this week about a new harmful program in Facebook, it is clear that people need to exercise caution wherever they go on the Internet.  It certainly is fascinating to think about the creative lengths some nefarious people will go.  I suppose it was only a matter of time before the innocence was lost…

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About Justin Kwong

An attorney in the Twin Cities and adjunct professor at William Mitchell College of Law where I teach a seminar on the law of virtual worlds.
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One Response to Security Analyst Discusses How Virtual Worlds Can Be Used to Transmit Malware

  1. mode20100 says:

    A+ would read again

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