Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Sep 2011 22:25 UTC, submitted by HAL2001
Privacy, Security, Encryption Well, this is embarrassing. has been hacked (fixed by now), and was turned into a platform serving malware to unsuspecting visitors. The criminals did this by injecting a script which redirected visitors to a website which uses the BlackHole exploit pack, which probes the browser used and serves up an appropriate exploit. Computer security blogger Brian Krebs saw root access to being offered for $3000 only a few days ago.
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RE: Comment by metalf8801
by manjabes on Tue 27th Sep 2011 09:11 UTC in reply to "Comment by metalf8801"
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If you look at the VirusTotal report carefully, you'll notice that none of the security programs actually "caught" the hack. 4 of 44 simply labeled it as "suspicious" which in regular-user terms means "false-positive".

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