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Naked journo's video inspires hackers

A peephole video of an ESPN reporter naked in a hotel room is lighting up the sports blogosphere and not just because she is a star reporter. Rampant downloading of this video is spreading a virus and hackers are...

tech reviews Updated: Jul 21, 2009 19:17 IST

A peephole video of an ESPN reporter naked in a hotel room is lighting up the sports blogosphere — and not just because Erin Andrews is a star reporter.

Apparently, some attempts are being made to download illicit footage, which have led to the spread of a computer virus and according to a hot new trend, hackers are making hay while the sun shines.

Andrews' lawyer said in a statement: "Although the perpetrator or perpetrators of this criminal act have not yet been identified, when they are identified she intends to bring both civil and criminal charges against them and against anyone who has published the material."