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A new look dottunes malvertizement

A new style Dot Tunes advertisement: The adopstools results are here: http://www.adopstools.net/index.asp?page=quicklink&id=r60Siyiw02bZgpaa When the SWF is displayed on a system it hits the following URLs: traveltray.com/crossdomain.xml and traveltray...

I am NOT associated with bucksbill.com

Ok, there are a lot of people out there who are upset at being overcharged and defrauded by bucksbill.com. Just check out the comments here and here . Unfortunately, people are also emailing me directly because they (mistakenly) believe that I and/or...

ALERT: Malvertizement at en.f1-live.com?

A comment has been made to this blog warnin that http://en.f1-live.com/f1/en/index.shtml has been serving malvertizements during the the past week or so. We're investigating. If anybody sees anything, please let me know.

ALERT: malvertizement at boston.com?

I received this alert via email: " My girlfriend was surfing boston.com last night and she landed on some nasty code that redirected her to that classic alert bos in the lower left hand corner of the screen. This time is was for XPShield which is...

Press Release: Washington Attorney General settles case with man accused of using pop-ups to hawk software

SEATTLE – A 21-year-old Scottsdale, Ariz., man accused of coercing consumers to buy software that actually turned their computers into spamming machines agreed to a settlement that substantially restricts how he markets software in the future, the Washington...

Photobucket.com - an update

I am pleased to advise that one of the malvertizements that was appearing at photobucket.com, being the Tokyo Drift malvertizement being distrubted via adbureau.net, has been removed from circulation. As far as I know, the other malvertizements, hosted...

Photobucket are not cleaning up their act

Photobucket has been mentioned several times on this blog because of malvertizements appearing on the site. The most recent outbreak is proving to be problematic, to say the least. Photobucket have been advised several times that there are malvertizements...

Malvertizements on mininova.org

Several comments have been posted to my blog recently about a malvertizement problem at mininova.org: http://msmvps.com/blogs/spywaresucks/archive/2008/03/23/1550824.aspx#1601871 http://msmvps.com/blogs/spywaresucks/archive/2008/03/23/1550824.aspx#1602159...

Hooray for teamwork - the malvertizements at photobucket.com have been identified

Once again, communication and cooperation between anti-malvertizement activists around the world has resulted in success. We have found the malicious malvertizements on photobucket.com - Kimberley has the details . The incident has been reported to Photobucket...

ALERT: Firefox 2 Vietnamese Language Pack infected by malware

Thanks to Susan for the heads up... Cite: http://blog.mozilla.com/security/2008/05/07/compromised-file-in-vietnamese-language-pack-for-firefox-2/ Cite: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=432406 Anybody who downloaded and installed the Vietnamese...

Warning: malvertizements have been reported on photobucket.com

I received an email alert overnight warning that photobucket is displaying malvertizements. The problem we face in tracking down the reported malvertizements on photobucket.com is that the advertisements are country specific. This blog has readers all...

ALERT: Akamai Download Manager Arbitrary Program Execution Vulnerability

Akamai supplies both an ActiveX and a Java based download manager. The ActiveX control remains installed on the users computer until it is manually removed. It is important to note that Akamai has been used by vendors such as Symantec and Microsoft (eg...

Microsoft Security Intelligence Report - July to December 2007

I have been reading through the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report covering the period July through to December 2007 over the past few days. Although the bulk of the report focuses on security vulnerabilities, there are statistics specific to "rogue...

Update re malvertizements appearing on Yahoo web pages

Yahoo have removed the malvertizements featured on this blog - I am hopeful that such malvertizements will be removed from circulation much faster in future.

New malvertizement - americansingles.com

Here it is: The malvertizement, if triggered, redirects victims to the URL windowsxp-privacy.net/?id=987650085. That URL, if a malicious redirect is not triggered, simply dumps the victim at Google. windowsxp-privacy.net is hosted in Russia, with mail...

Alert: malvertizements at moli.com

Kimberley found these ones - full information here: http://www.bluetack.co.uk/forums/index.php?s=ae5aae56f29889c26c465d6f3aa4e9c1&showtopic=18064&st=30&p=87072&#entry87072 atlas-ads.com is registered using the infamous Estdomains, and...

Yahoo aren't listening...

Edit: the malvertizements have been removed from circulation . And still the problems continue.... I wonder how many hits Yahoo gets per day, and how many people are being exposed to fraudware, while these advertisements are allowed to remain online....

Be very cautious if accepting advertising from ReachWe LLC

Cite this discussion: http://www.geekvillage.com/forums/showthread.php?p=178973 There are three complaints about malicious advertisements being supplied by ReachWe in that discussion. You'll note that somebody who claims to be from Yahoo posted a...

Yet another malvertizement at Yahoo Mail...

Edit: the malvertizement has been removed from circulation And another one - the URL for this one is: eur.a1.yimg.com/java.europe.yimg.com/eu/any/yahoonew300x250.swf Even if you don't get redirected, the malvertizement still let's the bad guys...

Malvertizement problems continue at Yahoo

Edit: the malvertizement has been removed from circulation Here it is at Yahoo Mail:
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