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. From there, users are redirected to the malicious Beladen.net site.  "The Google Analytics site serves as a statistics keeper, and the Beladen site is used to host the exploits," said...

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