Thousands of visitors to yahoo.com hit with malware attack, researchers say

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Two Internet security firms have reported that Yahoo's advertising servers have been distributing malware to hundreds of thousands of users over the last few days. The attack appears to be the work of malicious parties who have hijacked Yahoo's advertising network for their own ends.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/01/04/thousands-of-visitors-to-yahoo-com-hit-with-malware-attack-researchers-say/

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Update:
Malware from Yahoo ads did not affect US and Mac and mobile users

Malicious ads delivered malware to an undisclosed number of users in Europe

https://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9245178/Malware_from_Yahoo_ads_did_not_affect_US_and_Mac_and_mobile_users?taxonomyId=212

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