More attacks using compromised OpenX ad-servers

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More attacks using compromised OpenX ad-servers

Postby Spudz » Thu Jul 01, 2010 3:28 am

More attacks using compromised OpenX ad-servers

Regular SophosLabs blog readers may have read previous posts about attacks that have poisoned ads content in order to inject malicious code into legitimate web sites. This is a nasty form of attack which can reach a potentially huge audience.

Yesterday I noticed another attack using poisoned ads content from an OpenX ads server.

The malicious script injected into the HTML served up from the compromised ads server is highlighted below.


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Spam - Uninteresting garbage quickly deleted.
Spammer - A parasitic worm intent on creating internet misery.

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