Yahoo Ads Used to Distribute Malware

A vulnerability in Flash has been used to distribute malvertising. “According to a recent discovery, it seems that hackers have actually been taking advantage of another Flash vulnerability and for the past seven days, they have actually used Yahoo’s ad network to distribute malicious bits of code. The malware was hidden inside Yahoo’s ads which rely on Flash, meaning that anyone who visited a website with Yahoo ads could potentially have been infected.”

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