Tumblr worm victims includes The Verge‘s and CNET‘s Tumblrs

It has been reported that Tumblr worm spreading on the blogging platform. Main victims includes The Verge‘s and CNET‘s Tumblrs. There is a message about  a ‘GNAA video’ post.

Users are advised not to visit Tumblr blogs directly. Affected Tumblr pages include lots of spam as well as the following alert:

Twitter users are already warning each other of the worm; here’s public service announcement from Matthew Keys, Reuters’ Deputy Social Media Editor:

The Gay Nigger Association of America (GNAA) is an anti-blogging Internet-trolling organization. They have trolled several prominent websites and Internet personalities including Slashdot, Wikipedia, CNN, Barack Obama’s campaign website, Alex Jones, and prominent members of the blogosphere. They have also released software products and leaked screenshots and information about upcoming operating systems. In addition, they maintain a wiki-based site dedicated to Internet commentary and a software repository.

Members of the GNAA also founded Goatse Security, a grey hat information security group. Members of Goatse Security released information in June 2010 about email addresses on AT&T’s website from people who pre-ordered the iPad. After the vulnerability was disclosed, the then-president of the GNAA, weev, and GNAA member “JacksonBrown” were arrested.