Mal Men men hit LiveJournal with Angler exploit kit

World’s worst malvertisers serve world’s worst exploit kit through world’s worst browser.

Darren Pauli

Malwarebytes researcher Jerome Segura says malvertisers have served the world’s most dangerous exploit kit – Angler – through compromised advertisements run on and news service

The attacks are the latest in a string of brazen and successful malvertising campaigns that are smashing the web’s most popular websites.

It represents a colossal win for the malvertising criminals: Livejournal pulls 140 million clicks a month while Likes attracts some 110 million visitors.

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