Yahoo Confirms Its Ads Spread Malware to Users

What happened: "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."

#malware   #ads   #andromeda   #yahoo  

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