Bloggies portal gets hacked

The Web site of the Annual Weblog awards - aka the Bloggies - was hacked late last week.

According to newswire report, the hack appears to have been timed to coincide with the Bloggies award ceremony taking place at the South By Southwest interactive technology festival in Texas.

The Web site hack appears to have been malicious, as Australia says that the pages - until they were taken down at the weekend - contained auto-loading malware.

This particularly nasty hack appears to be part of a new trend in Web site intrusions, as the criminal fraternity starts to take over from the more mischievous hackers out there.

Bottom line? Even previously trusted sites can no longer be trusted...