08 Jan '14, 6am

Yahoo Confirms Its Ads Spread Malware to Users

Hundreds of thousands of Yahoo users in European countries including the UK, France and Romania may have been infected with malware injected into advertising hosted on Yahoo websites. Dutch company Fox-IT made the discovery at the end of last week, saying users who visited Yahoo would be confronted with advertisements that would direct them to external sites hosting malware that exploits Java security flaws. The ads were served in iframes by Yahoo's advertising service, and were hosted on external sites. Upon clicking the advertisements, users would be redirected to a selection of other domains, all reporting the same Netherlands-based IP address. The malware users were faced with include money-grabbing Zeus Trojan, botnet software Andromeda and other malware associated with advertising. Fox-IT estimates that the traffic to the malware hosts was around 300,000 visits per h...

Full article: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2321488/Yahoo-Confir...

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