Bloggers may not know it. Their blogs could have been infected and become carriers and sources of viruses on the web.
According to Sophos, an antivirus firm, blogs are the biggest sources of viruses; hence, the riskiest sites to visit. It noted that the number one host for malware is blogger.com, a free blog platform with URL that ends with blogspot.com. (Whoa! I have two blogs with blogger.com.) It estimated that blogger.com blogs account for two percent of infected webpages. Sophos said that hackers either set up malicious blogs using Blogger, or place comments into unsuspecting blogs that have links to websites that contain viruses.
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