Jokeroo - malware advertising or just Yahoo?
Posted 30 January 2007 - 01:36 PM
I've just gotten a fancy new job, and wouldn't you know it, I've been here two weeks and the company has a huge malware outbreak.
Now, I and the IT team have been running around all day trying to fix all of this non-sense, but we keep running in to walls.
One of these is a pop-up from jokeroo.com. I cleaned off a users computer, and everything seemed to be alright for a while. The user then logged out of Yahoo! mail, and suddenly there is a new IE window open to that site.
Now, a bit of searching hasn't revealed any links between jokeroo and malware advertising, but I wanted to check with the experts before I went any further.
Posted 30 January 2007 - 01:42 PM
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Posted 01 February 2007 - 02:53 AM
Jokeroo.com is a distributor of suspectable-malware programs (Windows Media 9 Codecs) while on the other hand, jokaroo.com is a distributor of dangerous malware programs, including popups and viruses.
Also, jokaroo.com is related to freeze.com, an evil site know to exploit your computer via wallpapers/screensavers
Read up here:
Jokeroo.com -> http://www.siteadvis...tes/jokeroo.com
Jokaroo.com -> http://www.siteadvis...tes/jokaroo.com