Malicious programs are rampaging through social-networking web sites such as Facebook and Twitter, spreading themselves by taking over people's accounts and sending out humiliating messages to all of their friends and followers, reports the New York Times. The result is that people are inadvertently telling their co-workers and loved ones how to raise their IQ or make money instantly, or urging them to watch an awesome new video in which they star. "I wonder what people are thinking of me right now?" said Matt Marquess, an employee at a public relations firm in San Francisco whose Twitter account was recently...

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