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Mass hack: 200,000 sites

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Date: Mar 18, 2008 - 10:00 AM
Mcafee's tracking an attack that inserted malicious javascript into over 200,000 web sites:

Most of the infected pages are running the phpBB forum software, said McAfee. The compromised pages are embedded with a Javascript file that links to the site hosting the attack.

Rather than attempt to exploit browser vulnerabilities, the attack attempts to trick a user into manually launching its malicious payload.




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