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More malware in advertisements on an MSN network

February 21st 2007 in Uncategorized

Following on from my article about malware spreading via the Windows Live Messenger banner advertisements, there is another report that malware was being advertised via MSN Groups.


You can see the report, and screenshots, here:
http://apcmag.com/5382/microsoft_apologises_for_serving_malware_to_customers


I’m hoping to get in touch with the magazine’s correspondent to gather more information about the incident – times and dates etc – and yes, I’ve sent a heads up to Microsoft to make sure that the adverts have been neutralised as part of getting rid of the Windows Live Messenger banner ad malware.


 


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