More ‘hosts’-games

It seems that the QHosts-worm was not the only one to take advantage of the Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerability. The owner of seems to be doing something similar. Until recently, the URL showed up regularly in the logfiles as referrer, which encouraged you to take a look who was linking to you. On that page, they rewrote the hosts-file so that all important Adservers would point to the IP According to the Alexa-Trafficrank, it seems as though this was a rather successful endeavor.


Update (10.17.): The owner of the domain has issued a statement on this issue on the Abakus-Internet-Marketing forums.

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