[LINK] More on google et al attack
david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Sun Jan 17 14:24:55 AEDT 2010
On 16/01/2010 10:14 AM, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> "Google announced Tuesday that it had been the target of a
> sophisticated" and coordinated hack attack...
And the primary attack vector was:
> Although the initial attack occurred when company employees visited a
> malicious web site, Alperovitch said researchers are still trying to
> determine if this occurred via a URL sent to employees via e-mail or
> instant messaging or some other method, such as Facebook or other
> social networking sites.
> Once the user visited the malicious site, their Internet Explorer
> browser was exploited to download an array of malware to their
> computer automatically and transparently. The programs unloaded
> seamlessly and silently onto the system, like Russian nesting dolls,
> flowing one after the other.
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