Large Media Outlets Unknowingly Allow Malvertising Ads on Pages

Large Media Outlets Unknowingly Allow Malvertising Ads on Pages

    On Sunday and Monday of this week, large media outlets such as the New York Times and AOL inadvertently allowed ads that contained malicious ransomware onto their online media advertisements. The ads can infect a user’s computer without even clicking on them. The attack only lasted around 24 hours and was mostly cleared on Monday after the news outlets responded to the attack. Read more at CNET.com.

     

    Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
    Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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