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Hasbro.com Hacked, Serves Malware

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Malwarebytes researchers recently discovered that toy company Hasbro's official Web site was pushing malware to visitors on January 10, 11, 14 and 20, 2014.

"As with the Cracked.com compromise a week prior, the incident was the result of direct site compromise, and affected users were unlikely to have recognized that their computers were infected," Malwarebytes researcher Paul Royal wrote in a blog post detailing the compromise.

Following a series of redirects, a malicious payload was installed on Hasbro.com visitors' computers -- according to VirusTotal, anti-virus solutions from Kaspersky, Microsoft and Trend Micro currently fail to detect the payload as malicious.

"Given the frequency with which Hasbro’s website has recently served drive-by downloads, Barracuda Labs recommends that users refrain from visiting the site until its operators have confirmed it is again safe," Royal wrote.

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