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Humor Website Cracked.com Hacked, Set Up to Serve Malware

14
Nov
2013

Last week, researchers from Barracuda Labs noticed that humor website Cracked.com was serving malware via a drive-by download. The website was hacked and malicious JavaScript code was planted on it.

Experts believe the hackers had access to the website since at least November 4. On Tuesday, the piece of malware served on Cracked.com was detected by only 7 antivirus engines. However, at the time of writing, 24 antiviruses identify the threat.

The exploit was designed t…

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