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Important security notice: malicious embedded content 
23rd-Sep-2009 12:08 am - Important security notice: malicious embedded content
Skittish Eclipse
There's been a breach of LJ security using embedded content, where post entries are edited to be public and contain malicious flash content. Please see my post on meta_lj for more details and updates.
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23rd-Sep-2009 08:13 am (UTC)
Thank you for being patient:)

Jeeeezus, I'm running, AD Block plus, No Script, Flashblock, and Sandboxie, and I'm still a touch paranoid.
23rd-Sep-2009 08:21 am (UTC)
I realized the original post kinda sounded eerily like the ones where some journal or community's entries would get deleted and a post would be made saying that the journal or community had moved elsewhere, with comments disabled and a link. And it's definitely not something I've done before--but, it's not about ads, so I felt like it belonged more on . However, has a much bigger subscription base (understandably!), and I felt like this was a pretty important notification to get out.
23rd-Sep-2009 08:36 am (UTC)
Definitely a yes on the warning.

I've already checked my recent entries for contamination, and I haven't found anything so far. I'll put off reading my Friends page for a couple of days and see what happens. Whew. *Wipes sweaty brow*


Will Flash Block and no script prevent this exploit from running?
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