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“There is no magic fairy dust protecting Macs" – Dai Zovi, author of “The Mac Hacker’s Handbook"

Sensis respond to the MalwareAlarm outbreak…

November 14th 2007 in Uncategorized

…and they say thank you.


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Both of the Sensir URLs mentioned earlier in the article are now 404 – that’s a good thing.
medrx.sensis.com.au/content/SkyAuction/106804/skyauction_300x250.swf  – dead
medrx.sensis.com.au/content/SkyAuction/106804/skyauction_728x90.swf – dead
Now, if only we could get the problems in the USA and UK cleaned up as easily – I’ll be posting later about very similar redirects that are hitting visitors to allmusic.com and another […]

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This afternoon, let’s have a look at the hijack that is affecting www.ok-magazine.com, right on the front page. The dangerous SWF is hosted by r2d2advertising: r2d2adverising.com/edges/fast_get.php?bs=763392451522918384433822949288977796434723741732 From there we’re dragged through to newbieadguide.com: newbieadguide.com/statsa.php?campaign=2fact0ry&u=1194994157514 We then bound over to blessedads: blessedads.com/?cmpid=2fact0ry&adid=gsd2 And prevedmarketing.com: prevedmarketing.com/?tmn=mwatmp&aid=2fact0ry&lid=gsd2&ex=1&ed=2 And end at, you guessed it, scanner2.malware-scan.com: scanner2.malware-scan.com/4_swp/?tmn=mwatmp&aid=2fact0ry&lid=gsd2_ao_3958_0_10228_ao_&ex=1&ed=2&tmn=null&mt_info=3958_0_10228 I am sure, gentle reader, […]

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