Hacked HostGator Sites Distribute IE Exploit


Hackers have hijacked a large number of sites at web hosting firm HostGator and are seeking to plant trojans on computers of unwitting visitors to customer sites.

HostGator customers report that attackers are redirecting their sites to outside web pages that use the unpatched VML exploit in Internet Explorer to install trojans on computers of users.

Site owners said iframe code inserted into their web pages was redirecting users to the malware-laden pages. Netcraft: Hacked HostGator Sites Distribute IE Exploit

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 25th September 2006 10:46PM