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Malicious Pop-up Redirects Baidu Traffic


Published on 09/29/2020 – Last Updated on 09/29/2020 by OTC

Malicious pop-ups and redirects have become two extremely common techniques used by attackers to drive traffic wherever they want.

During a recent investigation, we came across an obfuscated pop-up script leveraging baidu[.]com search results to redirect users to the attacker’s own domain.

Below is the encoded JavaScript:

Once decoded, the behavior becomes a bit more clear:

A check occurs for the cookie clickund_expert before the script verifies if the browser is Chrome.

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