My Space.Com Knocked-Out by Worm

The Register reports it's been a rough weekend for Tomorrow's People. A JavaScript exploit that has been called the first "Web 2.0 worm" knocked out MySpace.com - and the $500m-valued website, recently acquired by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp - was still struggling to get back on its feet two days later.

The cunning JavaScript exploit added a million users as "friends", forcing the site offline. Service was restored on Friday but two days later the site was still struggling with the consequences, serving pages at a glacial pace.