NOTICE BY KEN RODE, Director of IT Services at UNAPEN, Inc.
Yet another major case of “malvertising” has been reported. This is nothing new (a famous case occurred on the NY times web site over 5 years ago). This sort of hacker attack works by going after the companies who serve up advertisements to sites such as newspapers, fantasy sport sites, yahoo, msn, match.com, etc. If your browser plugins are not up to date, simply opening a page that is showing one of these infected ads can automatically infect your computer. (more…)