Huge Malware Attack on Possibly 500k+ Websites

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by dw426, Apr 25, 2008.

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  1. dw426

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  2. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    Well, the answer is use Apache, with chroot jail and whatnot ... Badly configured servers are the mother of all evils. Well, except reality tv.
    Mrk
     
  3. dw426

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    *sigh* Well, at least at the very worst we can reformat our PC to get rid of the malware evil. I tried to reformat the TV and that damned American Idol was still on.
     
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    This site lists the exploits used by the infected web pages.
     
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    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    Those (MS) vulnerabilities have had patches available for a long time. Not sure about Real Player and Yahoo IM.
     
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    Thank god I hate Realplayer, though I wish I didn't have to use the damn Yahoo IM just to use the chat rooms, idiots (luckily no Yahoo IM installed at the moment).
     
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    Microsoft: Massive site attacks not our fault
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  8. Dogbiscuit

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    Yes, given the fact that this would probably be bigger news if these were new vulnerabilities, it sounds as if these are also known vulnerabilities that people just are not patching.
     
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    Another good reason to have Noscript. I always feel safe with it knowing its protecting me.
     
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    and a sandbox :ninja: :ninja:
     
  11. Neo Esterhazy

    Neo Esterhazy Former Poster

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    I got suspended from a security web page for even suggesting that MS is still vulnerable in this or any other way. (at least in one sense) It was considered a (non helpful post) to those who are biased towards MS.

    and I'm still gettin slammed !

    Neo
     
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