Hackers compromise official PHP website, infect visitors with malware (updated)

Dan Goodin reports:

Maintainers of the open-source PHP programming language have locked down the php.net website after discovering two of its servers were hacked to host malicious code designed to surreptitiously install malware on visitors’ computers.

The compromise was discovered Thursday morning by Google’s safe browsing service, which helps the Chrome, Firefox, and Safari browsers automatically block sites that serve drive-by exploits.

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