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Malvertising campaign hits popular websites

August 28, 2014

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Websites Java.com, Deviantart.com, TMZ.com, Photobucket.com, IBTimes.com, eBay.ie, Kapaza.be, TVgids.nl were serving their visitors malware by the means of malicious ads The malvertising campaign lasted from August 19th to August 22nd. The ads contained exploit for older versions of Java and Silverlight plugin. Users did not need to click on the ads to be infected, only visiting the website was enough. Users are advised to check their computers for viruses, keep browser plugins updated and/or instal add on that allow the launch of Java or Silverlight content only on demand.

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