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The US Postal Service has pulled down a site hosting malicious code that was earlier used in a sophisticated multi-stage attack featuring the Blackhole Exploit kit. The infected site - - which is involved in the delivery of USPS's business mail-focused barcode-based Intelligent Mail services - was …


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  1. Jess--

    site infected

    avast reckons there is some sort of javascript infection on there and blocks the connection

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    It's in the quotes.

    That blog quotes the obfuscated javascript, so matches the signature in the avast database.

  3. Anonymous Coward

    USPS tag-line...

    "We deliver..." (malicious code)

  4. dssf


    When I first read this, my mind saw "Blackhole Exploited at US Postal Site"...I thought it was a gag story claiming that the USPS was tapping into a power source...

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward


      I figured that quack in Hawaii was right and the LHC was killing us all...

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