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Major malvertising operation went undetected for three weeks

2015/09/16

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers from Malwarebytes discovered a malvertising campaign affecting Web sites of several major companies including eBay, Drudge Report, and Answers.com, in which attackers were able to redirect victims to malware-serving Web sites containing the Angler exploit kit (EK) by loading ads through a rogue ad server. The campaign went undetected for nearly three weeks, and 46 percent of the affected users were in the U.S.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/major-malvertising-operation-went-undetected-three-weeks

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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