17 July 2008
Celebrity cook Nigella Lawson has had her website hacked by the
increasingly dangerous SQL injection attacks.
An attacker has used a Structured Query Language (SQL) attack to add
code to her website. This code then links Nigella website users to
malware hosted on another website.
The attack has been created using the Asprox toolkit, widely distributed
Researchers from security software firm ScanSafe first detected the
attack on 14 July. Anyone who has visited the Nigella site could
potentially have an infected computer, said ScanSafe.
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