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Ad network compromise led to rogue page redirects on Reuters site

2014/06/23

IDG News Service - (International) Hacktivists associated with the Syrian Electronic Army redirected users who accessed certain stories on the Reuters Web sites to a Web page controlled by the group for about 1 hour June 22 by compromising an ad feed run by Taboola. Taboola stated that the attackers were able to compromise one of its widgets used on the Reuters site.

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/article/2366501/ad-network-compromise-led-to-rogue-page-redirects-on-reuters-site.html

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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