YouTube ads spread banking malware

Security researchers at Bromium have discovered that hackers were spreading malware onto computers while unsuspecting users were watching YouTube videos.

The drive-by-download attack was distributed via adverts shown on the YouTube website, and used an exploit kit to infect Windows PCs with a version of the Caphaw banking Trojan.

Hasbro website keeps spreading malware says security firm

Buyer beware!

Security firm Barracuda says that toy and games website Hasbro.com has been spreading malware four times this year already, exploiting Java vulnerabilities.