Scareware pops up at FoxNews.com

2009-04-15T14:38:36
ID THREATPOST:6DA7572BD222C889B8195128A18CB50F
Type threatpost
Reporter Ryan Naraine
Modified 2013-04-17T16:39:20

Description

From ZDNet Zero Day (Dancho Danchev)

There have been numerous reports from affected users that a scareware (fake anti-virus) programs have been poping-up at FoxNews.com during the last couple of days, through a malvertising campaign.

This most recent case of malvertising once again demonstrates that whenever a direct access to a high-trafficked site cannot be obtained through a compromise, cybercriminals are logically exploiting third-party content/ad networks to achieve their goals. Read the full story [zdnet.com]