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Google Ads being Targeted by Trojans

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    This is the second security issue of the day for Google, following the vulnerability with the Google Toolbar, although this one is probably more serious. Anti-malware firm BitDefender has discovered that some of Google’s web adverts are being hijacked by Trojans which replace the intended text with ads from another, potentially malicious, provider. The ads in question are those displayed by Google’s AdSense service, which shows adverts linking to page content. Google is working on a solution to the problem, saying:
    At present BitDefender is describing the Trojan as causing medium damage and spreading at a low level.

    Source: CNET News
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    Probably the Chinese again
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