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Malvertising hits high-profile websites, Java, deviantART, TMZ, Photobucket

2014/08/28

Softpedia - (International) Researchers at Fox-IT identified a malvertising campaign that used ads on popular Web sites such as those belonging to Java, deviantART, Photobucket, TMZ, and others to expose users with outdated Java, Flash Player, and Silverlight versions to compromise using the Angler exploit kit. The ads ran between August 19 and August 23 and did not require users to click on them in order to attempt to drop the Rerdom trojan.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Malvertising-Hits-High-Profile-Websites-Java-deviantART-TMZ-Photobucket-456663.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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