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Topic # 183852 1-Nov-2015 13:21
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Refreshed a page and got a popup about updating Flash player - Ok Leads directly to a exe hosted on 184.173.28.176.

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  Reply # 1418144 1-Nov-2015 13:28
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Actually not a malicious ad code, but another third party. Isolated and removed.







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  Reply # 1418147 1-Nov-2015 13:30
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freitasm: Actually not a malicious ad code, but another third party. Isolated and removed.



Awesome, thanks for the quick action! :)

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1418149 1-Nov-2015 13:54
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As I mentioned, a third party CDN account was compromised and I have isolated it. The company has been notified and is working through it to purge cached files

 

 





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  Reply # 1419698 3-Nov-2015 12:03
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Good to see a no BS explanation from page fair. Insightful question from the bdfl there.

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  Reply # 1421075 4-Nov-2015 18:17
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That's unfortunate for them, handled well but the reputation damage is done.

Using 3rd party services can always extend your site vulnerability like this so better hope they are good.

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