Thousands of compromised Apache servers direct users to malware

By | April 3, 2013

Source: Help Net Security

Sec39“What do the recent compromises of a number of LA Times websites and the blog of hard disk drive manufacturer Seagate have in common?

According to several security researchers, all these sites are hosted on servers running Apache web server software, and have been compromised and equipped with module that is able to insert and rotate malicious iFrames on all pages of websites hosted on these servers.

The iFrames in question usually redirect users to website hosting exploit kits (mostly Blackhole) and they often end up with malware on their computers.” Read more here.

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