Local NYC New Organization Hacked

While browsing a new story via Google, landing on a news site (brooklyndowntownstar(dot)com) I discovered that their server has been hacked and several Javascripts have been injected.



The javascripts decode to several Chinese registered sites, although several are no longer functioning. While I’m not sure their purpose, it looks like they are advertising related rather than malicious …



The reason I mention their server has been hacked rather than just that site is this News Organization operates several other newspaper sites in the NYC area, and in checking they are all infected …



All the links to other sites above in the left column all generate the same injected javascripts … I have contacted them via their contact page but no response as of yet … looks like the IT staff there is asleep at the wheel. Hopefully this will get corrected soon as these hackers could have injected malicious content just as easy …


Update: after contacting the required parties via their Whois info email address … the problem has been corrected.



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