[funsec] U.S. Attorney's office tells employees not to log on to Drudge Report

Dave Dennis dmd at speakeasy.org
Fri May 15 15:44:22 CDT 2009


On Fri, 15 May 2009, Larry Seltzer wrote:

> http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0509/22574.html
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> "Asked why the conservative-leaning news aggregator and President Barack
> Obama critic was flagged by Internet security officials, Tracy Schmaler,
> a Department of Justice
> <http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0509/22508.html>  spokeswoman,
> said it was because "a malicious code was found contained in a Web ad on
> Drudge.""
>

We know about malware on Drudges ad network since 3 weeks ago.  Infected one of
our senior network engineers.  Reported it to Drudge, reimaged the laptop.

Didn't run to the media with it though.




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> How come only the DOJ knows about this and nobody else?
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> Larry Seltzer
> Contributing Editor, PC Magazine
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> larry_seltzer at ziffdavis.com
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> http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/
> <http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/>
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