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Hackers hijack web search results
« on: November 29, 2007, 12:00:45 PM »
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A huge campaign to poison web searches and trick people into visiting malicious websites has been thwarted. The booby-trapped websites came up in search results for search terms such as "Christmas gifts" and "hospice".
   

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Re: Hackers hijack web search results
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2007, 02:02:45 PM »
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He speculated that the campaign was being waged by the Russian Business Network - a hi-tech criminal gang known to favour web-based attacks.

Damn the Russian Business Network for trying to ruin our Christmas!  >:(
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