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Alerts - Mass Injection - Nine-Ball

by Marianna Schmudlach / June 16, 2009 5:54 AM PDT

Date:06.16.2009

Threat Type: Malicious Web Site / Malicious Code

Websense Security Labs? ThreatSeeker? Network has detected another large mass injection attack in the wild after the Beladen and Gumblar attacks. We are calling this mass compromise Nine-Ball because of the final landing site. We have been tracking the Nine-Ball mass compromise since 6/03/2009. To date, over 40,000 legitimate Web sites have been compromised with obfuscated code that leads to a multi-level redirection attack, ending in a series of drive-by exploits that if successful install a trojan downloader on the user's machine.

Number of infected Web sites:

More: http://securitylabs.websense.com/content/Alerts/3421.aspx

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