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Google acts to fix YouTube flaw exploited by hackers

     
12:37 pm on Jul 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

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YouTube has been forced to fix a flaw allowing hackers to bombard users with fake pop-up messages and redirect them to adult sites.

Hackers placed code in the comments section, under targeted videos, that would run when people watched the clip.


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