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British Newspaper The Independent Hacked

The British national morning newspaper “The Independent” blog and news site has been compromised ,millions of readers at risk of getting infected with ransomware.

Security researchers from Trend Micro find the security incident and have informed The Independent, Angler Exploit Kit activity have been monitored by researchers on blog part of web site which uses WordPress.

The compromised blog page redirected users to hosting pages the exploit kit commands ,and download the Cryptesla 2.2.0 ransomware if the user computer “Adobe Flash Player” is not updated.

The site is still compromised and serving various malware threats to users ,report Trend Micro.

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