Hackers hosted tools on a Stanford University website for months 

Compromising legitimate websites and the web servers that store and deliver them is a time-honoured tactic of opportunistic hackers, and a failure to keep them out can result in the servers hosting phishing and scam pages, spam mailers, exploit kits, or malware.Sometimes, these vulnerable servers are abused by different hackers, who vie for sole control or are simply content to share the asset.Case in point: the website and web server of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging at Stanford University (at glennlaboratories.stanford.edu).According to Netcraft’s Paul Mutton, the site is now clean, but for many months, it was a playground for hackers.

Source: Hackers hosted tools on a Stanford University website for months – Help Net Security

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