5 Replies Latest reply on Dec 6, 2007 3:41 PM by HarryWaldron

    Internet Searches - Massive # of sites redirecting to malicious sites

      :eek: Sunbelt posted this cautionary note today noting that folks should be careful when selecting links provided from an Internet search. One theory for the seeding might be malicious links posted in blogs, forums or other community sources? Given the dangers of email and hostile URLs, it's important for folks to stay as up-to-date as possible on security patches, AV protection, and old fashioned common sense

      BREAKING: Massive amounts of malware redirects in searches
      http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2007/11/breaking-massive-amounts-of-malware.html

      QUOTE: We’re seeing a large amount of seeded search results which lead to malware sites. These are using common, innocent terms — one researcher landed on a malware site through searching for alternate firmware for a router.