St. Petersburg consulate Web site hacked

Friday, 14 September 2007, 1:32 AM EST

Security vendors are warning that two U.S. Department of State Web sites based in Russia could contain malware and should be avoided.

The most serious compromise was on the Web site for the U.S. Consulate General for St. Petersburg. About a week ago, researchers at Sophos PLC discovered that the site had been hacked and was apparently serving up malicious software to visitors.

At InfoWorld.

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