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New York Times Malware: Bad Ad On NYTimes.com

11/13/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Here's a front page story the New York Times (NYT) would rather not be running: The paper is warning readers to be aware of bogus ads running on its Web site.

The paper says "some readers" have seen unauthorized pop-up ads promoting antivirus software on NYTimes.com, and warns visitors who see the ad not to click on it but to restart their browsers instead.

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