Orkut’s Bom Sabado Virus Removed, Says Google

Orkuts Bom Sabado Virus Removed, Says Google orkut virus 300x2001According to the latest news by Google, Bom Sabado virus has been removed and the vulnerability has been fixed. The virus affected more than 5 million profiles and spread very quickly all over the site.

Bom Sabado, which means “Good Saturday” was a Javascript vulnerability which infected Orkut profiles when people logged into their accounts on Saturday. Google has recommended that users should remove all cookies & cache from their browsers and change their passwords to avoid any damage. Google is also working on restoring the affected user profiles.

Hi all,

This is to inform you all that we’ve contained the “Bom Sabado” virus and have identified the bug that allowed this and have fixed it.

We’re currently working on restoring the affected profiles.

Thanks a ton to each of you who’s made an effort to alert everyone else about this. I’ll make sure to keep you guys posted on more updates.

Orkut is a very popular social networking site in India and Brazil.

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  1. Thanks for your care for me and ma all guys..We will be always thankfull google till the end of our life.But now we are with another matter ,that google is wholely effected by virus.I dont know whether it is a Scandal or a fact.But I would like to know about the fact on this latest news by the public.

    Yours Faithfully
    Aibel Antony

  2. james bond

    thank u very much goooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooogle

  3. Pranav P Menon

    Thankz our dear gooooooooooogle………

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