Yehey.com blocked by Firefox and Google
July 7, 2009
Philippine online portal Yehey.com has been reported as an “attack site” by the browser Mozilla Firefox and Google and access has thus been blocked to some users.
When I visited a news article at Yehey.com earlier today, I was greeted with the following warning from Firefox.
Reported Attack Site!
This web site at www.yehey.com has been reported as an attack site and has been blocked based on your security preferences.
Attack sites try to install programs that steal private information, use your computer to attack others, or damage your system. Some attack sites intentionally distribute harmful software, but many are compromised without the knowledge or permission of their owners.
Clicking the “Why was this site blocked?” link leads to an advisory page by Google.
What is the current listing status for yehey.com/news?
Site is listed as suspicious – visiting this web site may harm your computer.
Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 4 time(s) over the past 90 days.
What happened when Google visited this site?
Of the 305 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 143 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2009-07-06, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2009-07-03.
Malicious software includes 154 scripting exploit(s), 153 exploit(s), 91 trojan(s). Successful infection resulted in an average of 8 new process(es) on the target machine.
Malicious software is hosted on 10 domain(s), including topuswow.com/, gamecj.com/, lcoal520.com/.
3 domain(s) appear to be functioning as intermediaries for distributing malware to visitors of this site, including 220.127.116.11/, topuswow.com/, gamecj.com/.
This site was hosted on 1 network(s) including AS4323 (TWTC).
Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?
Over the past 90 days, yehey.com/news did not appear to function as an intermediary for the infection of any sites.
Has this site hosted malware?
No, this site has not hosted malicious software over the past 90 days.
How did this happen?
In some cases, third parties can add malicious code to legitimate sites, which would cause us to show the warning message.
Apparently, some malicious and suspicious content is on the site. Most probably, the site was hacked or its code altered. Whatever is the case, Yehey.com should immediately act to rectify it to prevent its users from being victimized by the trojans and worms.
If you visited Yehey.com, did you also encounter the same warning?
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