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Old 10-23-2007, 03:00 PM   #1
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LXer: Real Media attacks real people via RealPlayer


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Hackers twist ad network into Trojan network. Hackers have rooted into a server owned by internet advertising network24/7 Real Media and used it to serve malware-laced banner ads that tried to circumvent security mechanisms on end users' machines, Symantec researchers said. The malware exploited a previously unknown vulnerability in Real Player that was patched on Friday.

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