Tuesday, September 16, 2008

BusinessWeek site attacked, turned into malware playground [Computerworld]

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The Web site of BusinessWeek magazine suffered a major SQL injection attack in recent days that left it hosting malware on hundreds of its pages, security vendor Sophos PLC has reported.

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Luckily, according to Sophos, the code that's still on the magazine site pointed to a Russian site that appeared to be nonfunctioning -- although leaving the code in place meant it could be reactivated at any time.

BusinessWeek site attacked, turned into malware playground

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