What actual risk to viewers from the topblogarea malware?

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by FloatingBones, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. FloatingBones macrumors 65816

    FloatingBones

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    Jul 19, 2006
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    I was browsing yesterday and I noticed that the webpage http://adventurebuddies.net/blog/20...poles-vs-trekking-poles-whats-the-difference/ gives me the following warning on Chrome:

    I see the problem anywhere on the website's blogging area. I sent a notice to the owner of the website to let them know.

    What actual risk of infection is there to viewers of blogs with content from topblogarea.com? What is the risk of infection to Mac users by visiting the topblogarea.com website?

    TIA
     
  2. munkery macrumors 68020

    munkery

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    Dec 18, 2006
    #2
    Topblogarea.com was probably hacked and used to distribute malware via the content provided by its service.

    The risk of being infected by malware without you being tricked to explicitly install it is virtually zero.
     

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