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Yahoo tackles large 'malvertising' campaign in its ad network

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    Yahoo said Monday it had removed malware from its advertising network, after malicious code there had gone undetected for at least six days.

    Security researchers at Malwarebytes said they discovered malicious ads planted in Yahoo's network on Sunday and alerted Yahoo. The malware attack had been underway since last Tuesday, wrote Jerome Segura, a senior security researcher at Malwarebytes Labs.

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