Websites operated by the UK government and the United Nations have been infiltrated and compromised by hackers, and are now being used to spread vast quantities of malware.
The attacks are part of a much wider wave of criminal activity that has been apparent since January. In March it is estimated over 100,000 URLs became infected.
Though the domain is constantly in flux, it looks as though the perpetrators are located at a Chinese IP address.
Once the malicious software is installed, its tries eight different ways to cause damage, including exploiting vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.
Link: Computer World