Match.com becomes the latest dating website to be targeted by cybercriminals, with experts finding that it has been subjected to a malvertising attack.
A ‘widespread’ malicious advertising campaign that sent web browsers to immitation websites has been stopped by Google
AOL has taken steps to stop a set of malicious advertisements being served through their sites, including The Huffington Post, Computer Business Review reports.
A prática de inserir malware em publicidade online já é algo conhecido há anos, e o termo malvertising (publicidade maliciosa, ou malware em publicidades) foi novidade em 2007. Porém, os recentes ataques lançados por governos com a ajuda de grandes empresas de tecnologia contra as botnets somados a usuários mais atentos em relação aos ataques
The torrent site Demonoid was blocked by Google after tests by the search giant found that pages within the site contained banner adverts which were installing malware on users’ PCs.
Most smartphones today contain an accelerometer – without them, the latest fitness apps don’t work – but a Stanford researchers has shown that the sensor can be used to “fingerprint” a device, handing valuable data to unscrupulous advertisers.
I recently received a couple of questions about malvertising in my email@example.com. AskESET@eset.com is used only to field general security questions, I cannot and do not offer product support. Malvertising is a multi-compound word. Mal, in this case is short for malware, which means malicious software. “vertising” is the advertising portion of the word, so