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Monday, 4 May 2009

McAfee Secure (aka "hacker safe") called into question as McAfee's OWN SITE is compromised via XSS to allow malware distribution and fraud

McAfee are experiencing a whole host of problems lately, the most recent of which, calls into question their McAfee Secure program, that scans sites participating in the program, for vulnerabilities that would allow a hacker to exploit it.

The reason this has been called into question? McAfee's own website has been found to be vulnerable to an XSS attack - how can they be trusted to validate another site if they can't even secure their own?

Read more on this issue over at ReadWriteWeb;

Kudos to Suzi at Spyware Warrior for the heads up.

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