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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 - http://ribbs.usps.gov - which is involved in the delivery of USPS's business mail-focused barcode-based Intelligent Mail services - was …

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site infected

http://research.zscaler.com/2011/04/uspsgov-website-infected-with-blackhole.html

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

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It's in the quotes.

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

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Joke

USPS tag-line...

"We deliver..." (malicious code)

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Hahaha

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...

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LHC

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

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