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Breach Of The Week - Yahoo! Ad Network Serves Up More Than Just Ads

Posted by Kowsik Guruswamy on Aug 3, 2015

So it's Monday, which means it's time for this week's first cyber attack report! This one is a doozey in terms of scale, because it uses Yahoo's properties, which see nearly 7 billion visits per month.  The method of the attack is nothing new: Bad actors place ads via Yahoo's network, and the ads direct users to sites that have been compromised and set up to serve malware. 

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Tags: malware, breach, ad network

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