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Virus Writers Taint Google Ad Links


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#1 HIPPO1023

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Posted 29 April 2007 - 10:20 PM

From : "Security Fix", WashingtonPost

Virus writers have been gaming Google's "sponsored links" -- the paid ads shown alongside search engine results. They are aiming to get their malicious software installed on computers whose users click onto ad links after searching for legitimate sites such as BBBonline.org, the official Web site of the Better Business Bureau.


See also:
"Google sponsored links not safe?", Exploit Prevention Lab's Blog

If you have your G-Mail Account, refer to below:
"Google helps phishers", Kaspersky Analyst's Diary

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Posted 01 May 2007 - 05:57 AM

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