This weekend, readers of the New York Times website NYTimes.com were exposed to danger as the popular media outlet served up malicious adverts to some of its visitors.
According to a posting on the website some readers saw a pop-up messaging warning them that their computer had been infected, and urging them to install fake anti-virus software (also known as scareware):
Aside from a message on its website, The New York Times posted a message on their Twitter feed in an attempt to warn its readers:
It has been reported that the New York Times published a warning on the front page of its website on Sunday (you can see a screenshot…
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