Yahoo takes the privacy and security very seriously, according to an insider. The statement was issued after a malware has spread in the platform through an ad containing it. A malware was distributed to more than hundreds of thousands of users. Authorities from Yahoo stated that it was removed and they will continue to keep an eye to any ads containing such malware. The Yahoo network has been hijacked by malicious advertising parties that can exploit Java weaknesses, and then can install a variety of malware. Check out more about the story. Read the full version.
Source: NL Times