A malware attack hit Yahoo's advertising server over the last few days, affecting thousands of users in various countries, an Internet security firm said.In a blog post, Fox-IT said Yahoo's servers were releasing an "exploit kit" that exploited vulnerabilities in Java and installed malware."Clients visiting yahoo.com received advertisements served by ads.yahoo.com," the internet security firm said. "Some of the advertisements are malicious."
Well, for a little meta humor, let's try this search link:[link removed]I do raw yahoo searches out of the Firefox search window, so I'm not sure if that might have avoided the malware even at the theoretical level. But whatever little was left, I am presuming adblock goes a long way to mitigate.-TaoPhoenix (January 05, 2014, 03:51 PM)
I dont understand - why get us to search with yahoo now ???!!! (I didnt click the link )-tomos (January 05, 2014, 04:01 PM)
And yes to the flounder -wraith808 (January 05, 2014, 07:04 PM)
This thread is one of the reasons I think long and hard before ever disabling that little cow that sits down in my system tray. -Innuendo (January 07, 2014, 08:50 PM)
Which cow!?-TaoPhoenix (January 08, 2014, 12:31 AM)
since there's no cow in that thread, just dinosaurs-wraith808 (January 08, 2014, 06:03 PM)
But now after seeing that thread, I want a dinosaur. -Innuendo (January 10, 2014, 07:19 AM)
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