OpenX Promises Fix for Rogue Ads Bug

Hackers are actively exploiting a dangerous security vulnerability in OpenX — an online ad-serving solution for Web sites — to run booby-trapped ads that serve malware and browser exploits across countless Web sites that depend on the solution. Security experts have been warning for months about mysterious attacks on OpenX installations in which the site … Читать далее

MySQL.com Sold for $3k, Serves Malware

A security firm revealed today that mysql.com, the central repository for widely-used Web database software, was hacked and booby-trapped to serve visitors with malicious software. The disclosure caught my eye because just a few days ago I saw evidence that administrative access to mysql.com was being sold in the hacker underground for just $3,000. Web … Читать далее

Is That a Virus in Your Shopping Cart?

Six million Web pages have been booby-trapped with malware, using security vulnerabilities in software that hundreds of thousands of e-commerce Web sites use to process credit and debit card transactions. Web security firm Armorize said it has detected more than six million Web pages that were seeded with attack kits designed to exploit Web browser … Читать далее

NetworkSolutions Sites Hacked By Wicked Widget

Hundreds of thousands of Web sites parked at NetworkSolutions.com have been serving up malicious software thanks to a tainted widget embedded in their pages, a security company warned Saturday. Santa Clara, Calif. based Web application security vendor Armorize said it found the mass infection while responding to a complaint by one of its largest customers. … Читать далее