Yahoo Ad Network Targeted In Malvertising Attack Seeking Flash Vulnerability

by Ginny Marvin
A group of hackers took advantage of Yahoo’s popular network of sites to perpetrate a wide-spread attack on visitors to those sites through ads. The aim was to get malware onto users’ computers and take advantage of outdated versions of Flash running on their machines. The malicious advertising (“malvertising”) campaign began on July 28th, according to online security softwa ...Read the full article