Security company reveal Some visitors to “Yahoo. Com” for malicious software




Security company reveal Some visitors to “Yahoo. Com” for malicious software

According to one of the Dutch companies competent in the services and security products, exposure of personal computers that visited the site “Yahoo. com” ( during the third of January 2014 to the current malicious software originating network ads for the company, “Yahoo” (ads.

He noted a recent analysis that the company “Yahoo” has dealt with this problem and that the data traffic that had been attacked by malicious code has decreased significantly, along with the disclosure that ads infected came in the form of “I Frame” (IFrame) hosted a number ranges from very recently updated.

According to the company, “Fox – ITN” (Fox-IT), the ads redirect the user to a site that uses a tool to exploit loopholes known as “Magenetyawd” (Magnitude), as it appears that all the ads come from the title of “Internet Protocol” (IP) and one Located in the Netherlands.

The tool exploiting loopholes used Bastglat those on software “Java” used on the victims’ computers to play then install a set of malicious software, said “Fox – ITV” them, “Andromeda” (Andromeda), and “Tinba / Zusi” (Tinba / Zusy), and others.

The research shows the company “Fox – ITV” that 83% of the attacks were in Romania, and the United Kingdom, France, Pakistan, and the company expected to distribute malicious code has become one of the functions of a network of infected ads for “Yahoo”.
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