Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday May 03, 2013

U.S. Department of Labor Website Infected With Malware

The bad news? A subdomain of the U.S. Department of Labor website was found to be infected with malware. The good news? The site has only had three visitors since 2010, two if you don't count the website's admin. big grin

Hackers planted code on the main SEM page which redirected victims to other pages within the department's website that attacked visitors' computers. The attack code then tries to exploit a vulnerability in older versions of Internet Explorer, wrote Anup Ghosh, founder and CEO of Invincea. The vulnerability, CVE-2012-4792, has been patched by Microsoft.