Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Fuzzy Hate: Clipboard Injection

I've noticed a few sites on the web starting to implement javascripts
which will add their URL to the bottom of any text you select and copy
onto your clipboard. The nydailynews.com site was the most recent that
I found doing it. I dug through the source code and found that they're
using a system created by a mob called Tracer. I found that adding
this to my adblockplus plugin for firefox has successfully blocked it:


Die in a fire tynt.com.