"drive-by" malware

on monday september 26 2011, was issuing malicious javascript code that resulted in malware being installed on users’ windows systems without their knowledge or approval

the security hole was fixed the same day

see for a detailed analysis of the exploit

more news on this incident can be found by searching for malware

the exposure lasted only a matter of hours on monday september 26th, and then was fixed

the sad news is, only about half of the many popular virus detection products, so far, are able to detect it

see this report on