Thanks Nischyan for locating the js file! I had a preliminary look, and it is not a 'general ad injector' - it injects ads only into Mediawiki rendered pages (looks for #mw-panel div), so I suppose this could be called a malware targeted at Wikipedia.
I'm unsure of how we can proceed - perhaps contact amazon and see if we can take down the cloudfront setup used to serve the ads? But I think that's us entering into a cat and mouse game with malware authors... On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 5:49 PM, Nischay Nahata <nischay...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > > I finally got hold of the source that caused this problem. There is an > extension called "I Want This" in chrome which does this evil work. > As per my investigation, this extension is not installed by the user. Maybe > we should notify Google that extensions are been installed without > permissions. > > I have attached the JS file that causes this ad injection and also the HTML > code that is been injected. Also note that this extension not only shows ads > from Inkfruit or Jabong but RedBus.in also. > > > On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 11:33 PM, Philippe Beaudette <phili...@wikimedia.org> > wrote: >> >> I've been trying to get a copy of that source for months, so please send >> it my way as well. :) >> >> ___________________ >> Philippe Beaudette >> Director, Community Advocacy >> Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. >> >> 415-839-6885, x 6643 >> >> phili...@wikimedia.org >> > -- > With Regards > > Nischay Nahata > B.tech 3rd year > Department of Information Technology > NITK,Surathkal > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > -- Yuvi Panda T http://yuvi.in/blog _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l