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security issue
It looks like I got infected by this:


My previous post (about Martha Coakley) has the four-boxes icon that suggests that that entry was the infected one. The main side effects of the infection seem to be 1) that post was set to public (but it already was) and 2) my email address was harvested by evil (my email address is not particularly secret).

Still, since I was probably infected by someone on my friends list, and will have infected everyone who read that post during the affected time window, you should all check your own recent posts for that four-boxes image, and if you have it on a recent post, it is likely to be public if it wasn't before, and your address is also likely to have been harvested.
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eccentrific From: eccentrific Date: September 23rd, 2009 06:35 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yep. Thanks for the heads up.
kelkyag From: kelkyag Date: September 23rd, 2009 10:38 pm (UTC) (Link)
Odd. I saw it before it'd gone to 'media not available', I thought, but don't see the effects. I wish I understood the infection mechanism.
twe From: twe Date: September 24th, 2009 10:56 pm (UTC) (Link)
That's where I got it! :)
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