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Zero-Day Malvertising Attack Went Undetected For Two Months
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SgS125
SgS125,
User Rank: Ninja
4/22/2015 | 10:23:03 AM
So all the way to day 2 at RSA before anything to write about?

Wondered how far the value of the RSA conference  had fallen.

Thanks for reinforcing my decision to never go again.  I had trouble finding anything of value last year and it seems that the content has gone to an even lower standard.  I guesss last Decembers news is good enough for the RSA crowd.

 

Maybe they got a few people to attend the guy who gets kicked off the United flight speech.

 

Hang in there only a few more hours till cocktail time in Frisco where the real RSA action happens.

RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
4/22/2015 | 8:46:14 AM
Hiding in plain site
It's amazing how the malvertising attacks were injected in ads hosted by such well known websites. Many I would have considered reputable and trustworthy. Its scary to see that these things are hiding in such widely trafficked areas.

I remember reading an article stating that ad space is difficult to lock down as everyone, not only people with genuine need, can buy ad space.
Whoopty
Whoopty,
User Rank: Ninja
4/22/2015 | 7:12:27 AM
Scary
Ransomware creeps me out. Even though I have multiple back ups of my important files, folders and images, I really would rather the people that put the software together just stole money from my bank account. I can always earn that back, but personal files and images are totally irreplaceable. 

It's a great reason for people to make sure their files are well protected. 


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