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Malvertizing at news.com.au

March 28th 2015 in Malvertizing

I just saw the following when visiting the news.com.au website using a Windows 8.1 phone and an Australian IP. news.com.au is a very popular website in Australia, but I’m not set up at the moment for mobile site analysis, so feel free to take a look-see and report…

It may be that the full site is affected to.  There’s an election in New South Wales today, so traffic is likely to be higher than normal :(

First I saw…

2015-03-28_17-57-51

Followed by:

2015-03-28_17-58-21




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Enforceable Undertaking offer by Optus to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner:
http://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/applying-privacy-law/enforceable-undertakings/singtel-optus-enforceable-undertaking

What did Optus do wrong?…

In February 2013, Optus made a change to its website. Due to a coding error that occurred during this change, between February 2013 and April 2014, when Optus customers who had elected not to have their details listed in […]

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