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Paris Hilton's Web Site Infected With Malware




Paris Hilton's Web Site Infected With Malware
Paris Hilton's Web Site Infected With Malware



http://www.informationweek.com/news/security/vulnerabilities/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=212800229 

By Thomas Claburn
InformationWeek
January 12, 2009

Once again, hackers have targeted technology associated with Paris 
Hilton.

This time it's her Web site, ParisHilton.com.

Security researchers at ScanSafe report that anyone visiting Hilton's 
site risks infection with malware.

"Hilton's popular website, ParisHilton.com, has been outfitted with 
malware prompting site visitors to 'update' their system in order to 
continue navigating the site," ScanSafe said in an e-mail. "When the 
bogus pop-up box appears, users have the option to click 'Cancel' or 
'OK.' Regardless of which option they choose, destructive malware will 
be downloaded to the user's computer."

InformationWeek could not actually load her site because our Web filter 
blocks the site as malicious.

[...]


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