Ads syndication network serving malware

Security researchers from Cyphort Labs traced a malicious ad available on the websites from AOL ad network. Here is the summary of the events:

  1. huffingtonpost.ca was hosting an ad from an AOL ad-network [advertising.com]
  2. The ad redirected through multiple hops
  3. The landing page served an exploit kit
  4. The Exploit kit served a Flash exploit and a VB script
  5. The script downloaded a Kovter Trojan executable to %temp%

Read the full analysis here – http://www.cyphort.com/huffingtonpost-serving-malware/

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