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December 29, 2005

Great... Trojan Horse Targets Adsense Ads

...replacing them with ads of the hacker's choosing.

Just when I put the stupid things up.

More details should emerge over the next few days, particularly how widespread this threat actually is, or if it is a more isolated threat infecting few users. And a note to surfers that if you see types of ads (such as adult ads) appearing in AdSense ad units - that are even branded as Ads by Google - that you could be a victim of this malicious software and that Google isn't actually serving up these types of ads to you.

Just one more reason to download one of the numerous free adware/malware/spyware programs and scan your computer. So that Ace can gets paid.

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posted by Ace at 12:05 AM

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