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Hacker Diverts Visitors from Obama’s Site to That of Clinton

Hackers, who found an XSS (cross-site scripting) bug in Senator Barack Obama's election campaign site, exploited it to divert visitors on the site of competitor Senator, Hillary Clinton, reported anti-fraud company, Netcraft Ltd., based in UK.

According to researchers at Netcraft, someone identified as "Mox" confessed that he made a forced entry into the Community Blogs section used for social networking on the Obama site on April 20, 2008. An Illinois Democrat, Obama, is ahead of Clinton in the run for the US presidential nomination within the party.

Cross-site scripting flaws that are often subject to exploitation by phishers and identity thieves allow attackers to inject their own malicious software into legitimate Web pages.

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