European Yahoo Users Victimized In Malware Attack

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 6:02 PM EST) -- A malware campaign penetrated Yahoo Inc.’s advertising network and infected computers throughout Europe for four days last week via malicious digital advertisements, the company confirmed Monday.

In a statement, Yahoo backed up reports that visitors to its European websites, including its Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Messenger services, were served with advertisements that spread a variety of malware from Dec. 31 to Jan. 3. Two Netherlands-based security firms first uncovered the operation on Friday.

"We will continue to monitor and block any advertisements being used for this...
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