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How to remove the Bom Sabado worm in Orkut.

Are you infected with “Bom Sabado” ?

Bom Sabado is a XSS (cross-site scripting) attack which floods your orkut scrapbook with “Bom Sabado” scraps.

The word “Bom Sabado” means “Good Saturday” in Portuguese, which is the also the official language of Brazil, one of the last remaining Orkut bastions in the world. Such XSS attacks have targeted Orkut in the past too.

Steps to remove Bom Sabado from your orkut account.

No need to change your account info or delete your account as the worm does not steal your account details . Just need to block it .

1. Use Mozilla add on AdBlock Plus . Download it from here.

2. After the browser restarts , Click on the ABP button on the tool bar and select preferences.

3. Click Add filter and enter *tptoos.org/* .

Now you can safely login to Orkut and reset the changes made by the worm .

How to Backup your Orkut ?

Hello Friends,

Orkut would be the first social media networking site for many people. It’s time to backup your memories.

Please click the below link and select Orkut alone to backup your timeline, albums etc … .. .

Google Takeout

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Click on – Next – and follow the archival procedure.

Hope it helped !