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Malvertising


What is Malvertising?
The use of online advertisements to help spread dangerous malware is known as “malvertising,” a word derived from “malicious advertising.”
How malvertising works… 14 more words

Malvertising: Is this the beginning of the end?

Decoding TAG malware scanning guidelines for tactical use

The advertising industry’s crackdown on malvertising has begun. TAG’s recently-released malware scanning guidelines clearly state that every player in the digital advertising ecosystem has a role in deterring, detecting and removing malware. 649 more words

Digital Advertising Ecosystem

Let Employees Listen to Spotify! We Say Shake It Off!

  • Spotify “freemium” users were hit with malware this week; they report the malvertising problem has been fixed.
  • The incident highlights how incredibly easy it is to get infected.
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Employee Empowerment

Brave browser starts paying Bitcoins to adblocked sites

Brave, the browser launched in April with the idea of paying Bitcoin to users who agree to view “clean” ads or paying sites in exchange for having their ads blocked, was scheduled to make its first payments to sites on Saturday. 765 more words

Featured

77% of adblocker users feel guilty about it

We might not exactly be tossing and turning at night, but according to a new report, we of the adblocker-using ilk do have consciences.

The report… 658 more words

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Malvertising in Action

ShadowGate IOCs:

  • IP = 212.116.121.239
  • IP = 5.200.55.173

Watch a host be compromised in real time! The original article is from Nick Biasini over at Talos. 20 more words

Exploit Kit

ipfilterX Codename Bonny

>Date 23/09/2016

>UPDATES:

-Blocked Threats: 57
-Updated Threats: 6
-IP Added Record: +7K
-Deleted:(-)
-Merged/Extended:(5)

>COUNTRIES INVOLVED:

>Parsed lines/entries:21K Found IP ranges:21K Duplicate:0 Merged:0 Time:0 secs… 88 more words