Friday, 28 August 2015

Infected Ads On Spread Malware

Cyber ​​criminals have managed to infected ads on get, the web portal of Microsoft, who then attempted to install malware on visitors. It is the same group of criminals who had previously been infected ads on the websites of Yahoo got.

Reported anti-virus company Malwarebytes. The ads redirect users to a page with the Angler-exploitkit. This exploitkit uses known vulnerabilities include Adobe Flash Player that users are not patched. What was there for malware through compromised advertisements installed is unknown, but through the Angler-exploitkit often ransomware malware and distributed for advertising fraud.

The infected ads came from the ad network, already described for the display of advertisements was infected on many popular websites responsible, including Yahoo. Picked up in the case of MSN advertising was via AppNexus at AdSpirit. AppNexus in June was also involved in infectious ads on the website of The Telegraph. Meanwhile the infected ads removed.

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