Malwarebytes researcher Jerome Segura says malvertisers have served the world’s most dangerous exploit kit – Angler – through compromised advertisements run on LiveJournal.com and news serviceLikes.com. The attacks are the latest in a string of brazen and successful malvertising campaigns that are smashing the web’s most popular websites. It represents a colossal win for the malvertising criminals: Livejournal pulls 140 million clicks a month while Likes attracts some 110 million visitors. Visitors to the sites or any other compromised through malvertising need only be served the malicious advertising to become victim and do not need to click on ads.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register