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Taiwanese Search Engine, Look, Infected with IE 7 Zero Day

Date:12.11.2008

Threat Type: Malicious Web Site / Malicious Code

Websense® Security Labs™ ThreatSeeker™ Network has discovered that the Taiwanese search engine "look.tw" has been compromised and is infecting site visitors with malicious code. The Web site has been injected with a recently announced Internet Explorer 7 Zero Day Attack .

Here is a screen shot of the infected site: 

Here is a shot of the malicious source code: 

The exploit on the site attempts to download a malicious excutable called "ieupdate.exe". The download location is currently down, but could come back at any moment.

Websense Messaging and Websense Web Security customers are protected against these threats.