UK: Newsquest websites compromised by major security breach

UKNIP247 reports:

Hundred of thousands of website users trying to access local news have been effected (sic) by a virus that has been injected into a Newsquest sever we can reveal.

Web users trying to access any of the Newquest titles are having their phone or web site browser hijacked greeting them with a thank you for your loyalty message following a security breach.

The virus that is present on many of the newspaper group sites than hijackers the users browser and redirects then to an unconnected prize web site with offers to the chance to win prizes.

Read more on UKNIP247.

Headline typo corrected post-publication.   Thanks, Regret.

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  1. Regret - February 28, 2019

    Compromised? ?

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