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Malware Ads Hit London Stock Exchange Web Site


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#1 Romeo29

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 11:12 PM

Visitors to the London Stock Exchange's Web site were hit with malicious ads over the weekend, designed to pop up fake security messages on their computers.

The culprit was an online advertisement that was somehow placed on the Unanimis ad network, which is used by the the Web site, a London Stock Exchange spokeswoman said Monday. "We had an advert on the site that linked through to a third-party website that was hosting this malware," she said. She did not know how many people had been served the malicious ad.


http://tinyurl.com/6g372g2
(direct link to Yahoo! is not working, so tinyurl)

Edited by Romeo29, 01 March 2011 - 11:16 PM.


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