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Questions left unanswered about Yahoo malware attack

By Canadian Security   

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Yahoo says that mostly non-mobile Windows users in Europe were attacked, but hasn't provided any public guidance on the number of affected users or what they should do.

On Saturday, Fox IT, a security firm in the Netherlands, discovered that some visitors to Yahoo.com over the last few days have been infected with malware. Visitors to pages with malicious ads were redirected to sites armed with code that exploits vulnerabilities in Java and installs a variety of different malware.

 

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