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Researchers at Kaspersky labs have discovered a new banking malware campaign that uses an old trick to obfuscate malicious URLs. Rather than using a domain name or IP address for their malicious link the URL is converted to numerical bases such as octal or hexadecimal formats. These formats are supported by major browsers and serve the purpose of tricking users into following the link and infecting their machine.
The Fox Sports website remains infected and a risk to the 11m+ unique visitors (as reported by Compete. This website, ranked as the 135th in the United States and 523rd most popular in the World according to Alexa, remains compromised and a major security risk to end-users.