September 16, 2015

Malvertising affected websites with millions of monthly visits for three weeks

For about three weeks beginning around Aug. 16, a large number of high-traffic websites – some with tens of millions of visits per month – were observed distributing malware as part of a stealthy malvertising campaign.

Researchers with Malwarebytes worked with affected advertising networks to end the campaign, but some of the websites impacted during the run included ebay.co.uk, drudgereport.com, answers.com, wowhead.com, ehowespanol.com, and several popular pornographic websites, a Monday post said.

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