August 4, 2015

Yahoo! Malvertising attacks largest seen in recent years

Malwarebytes have revealed a a large scale attack abusing Yahoo!’s own ad network. The research uncovered that June and July have set new records for malvertising attacks, with a potential 6.9m users per month at risk.

Malwarebytes immediately informed Yahoo! of the malicious activity, with the campaign no longer active as of yesterday. The campaign started on July 28th, as seen from Malwarebytes’

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