Malware Embedded Link at Pod-Planet

The “the World’s largest Podcast Directory” is currently embedded with a malicious link, whereas thankfully the campaign’s already in an undercover phrase and stopped responding over the weekend. The embedded link points to ( then loads, once deobfuscated attempts to load as well as acting as the counter for the campaign. In case you remember, the web counter services offered by were also used in the malware embedded attack at Chinese Internet Security Response Team. And with hosted in China, someone’s either engineering a situation where we’re supposed to believe it’s Chinese malicious parties behind it, thereby taking advantage of the media buzz, or it’s Chinese attackers for real. For this particular case however, I’d go for the second scenario.

Author: Dancho Danchev

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