40,000-plus web sites infected in ‘Beladen’ web attacks


Hackers have compromised as many as 40,000 legitimate web sites, infecting them with malicious JavaScript that ultimately redirects users to a malicious site, eWeek reports. Researchers at Websense are reporting a mass compromise. Although Websense would not name any of the compromised sites, researchers said the victims did not include any "big-name government or business sites." The compromised sites are redirecting users to typo-squatted misspellings of legitimate Google Analytics domains.

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