If you have visited the website of anti-virus company Trend Micro this week there is a chance that your computer has been exposed to malware.
According to reports in the Japanese media, a number of webpages on the firm’s Japanese and English-language website were altered by hackers on Sunday 9 March, who used a malicious iFrame exploit to deliver a Trojan horse onto surfers’ computers. Trend Micro is believed to have uncovered the problem on Wednesday 12 March and replaced affected pages with a message saying “This page is temporarily shut down for emergency maintenance” as the following image from the www.trendmicro.co.jp shows:
It has not yet been revealed how the webpages on the security website were altered by the hackers, although it is likely a software vulnerability on the site was…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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