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‘Taurus’ Malicious Ad Campaign Puts Data At Risk

Drive-by hacking tools plant Taurus data-stealing malware on vulnerable systems, as pandemic raises risk of corporate data being stolen from…

7 months ago

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Fake Apps

'Agent Smith' malware replaces legitimate installed apps (such as WhatsApp) with malicious versions

2 years ago

Hacked Ad Server Pushed Ransomware – Report

Fresh threat. Sodinokibi ransomware distributed by malvertising, warns researcher

2 years ago

Microsoft Warns Malicious Adverts Being Displayed By Native Windows 10 Apps

The hack affects the News app built into Windows 10 and some built-in games, and can lead to unwanted purchases…

2 years ago

Crimeware ‘Cloud’ Takes Cues From Enterprise Services

The BlackTDS malware distribution network automates attacks with ease-of-use inspired by legitimate cloud platforms

3 years ago

Google Ads Targeted By Cryptomining Malvertising Attack

Google DoubleClick advertising network serves up ads that mine for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin

3 years ago

Researchers Shut Down Pornhub Scam Adverts That Affected Millions

Malicious adverts were displayed to millions of visitors to the popular adult site for more than a year, with filtering…

4 years ago

Malvertising Attack Spreads Malicious Sponsored Content Via Taboola

Attackers are now making use of 'sponsored content' networks such as Taboola to insert malicious content into trusted sites, researchers…

4 years ago

AdGholas Malvertising Campaign Targets Unsuspecting Web Users

The group behind the campaign has gone to great lengths to slip under the radar

4 years ago

Global Malvertising Campaign Blamed For UCL Ransomware Attack

Researchers at Proofpoint say the malvertising in question has popped up around the world on several high-profile websites

4 years ago

Judy Malware Infects Up To 36.5m Android Devices

Cyber security firm Check Point reckons it could be the biggest malvertising campaign to hit Google Play

4 years ago

Scareware Campaign Targets iOS Users Through Rogue VPN App

Users are tricked into believing their device is infected and forced to hand over personal data

4 years ago

Windows And Android Malvertising Campaign Puts Home Routers Under Attack

Security researchers at Proofpoint have identified a new malvertising attack on internet routers which ensnares networks though legitimate websites.

4 years ago

AdGholas Malvertising Campaign Closes After Proofpoint Discovery

AdGholas malvertising campaign closes after pulling in at least a million victim computers a day

5 years ago

Windows Now Running Two Versions Of Flash

Installer bug means many Windows systems must now keep two distinct versions of Flash Player up to date

5 years ago

GoDaddy Sites Hijacked By Malvertising Attack

Websites of two US television stations hacked to display malware-ridden ads, Malwarebytes reports

5 years ago

Malvertising Campaign Hits Top Dutch Sites

Campaign utilising malicious ads has hit most of the Netherlands' most popular websites, affecting millions of users

5 years ago

Millions At Risk After Top Publishers Hit By Malvertising Attack

Visitors to sites including MSN, BBC and AOL all at risk from malvertising, Malwarebytes warns

5 years ago

‘Fingerprinting’ Helps Malvertising Attacks Find Victims And Avoid Detection

Research shows more malvertising assaults are using 'fingerprinting' at an advert level to avoid unncessary attention and save bandwidth

5 years ago

Android Malware Spreads Via Porn Sites

'HummingBad' is the latest in a series of attacks targeting Android, according to Check Point

5 years ago

Malvertising Campaign Targets Skype

Malvertising campaign expands focus from traditional browser targets to include Microsoft's Skype app

5 years ago

Pop-Under Malvertising Attack Hits Adult And Streaming Sites With Ransomware

Dodgy ads install CryptoWall ransomware on PCs with out of date Flash plug-ins in latest malvertising attack

5 years ago

Malvertising Appears In Promoted Tweet To Steal Facebook Logins

Rogue advert on Twitter aims to infect and then steal a user’s Facebook credentials, Proofpoint warns

5 years ago

New Flash Malvertising Attack Affects Major Porn Sites

Researchers detect a new Flash malvertising campaign targeting users of several "moderately" popular adult portals

5 years ago

Malvertising Attack Targets Daily Mail Website

Another malvertising attack emerges, this time targeting the Daily Mail and it's 'sidebar of shame'

6 years ago

Malvertising Attacks Target PornHub, YouPorn

"Unusual" level of attacks on adult sites continue, but porn fans can rest easy as this one has already been…

6 years ago

Malvertising Attack Targets Xhamster Porn Site

Malvertising attack targets adult sites including xhamster and even checks to see if users are genuine to save time and…

6 years ago

Forbes Readers Suffer Malvertising Attack

Malvertising attack redirects users to malicious webpages as doubts about security of online advertising networks increase

6 years ago

Match.Com Users Hit By Malvertising Attack

Around five million Match.com users could be at risk of malware infection, dating site warns

6 years ago

Dating Site Plenty Of Fish Serves Up Malware To Users

Attackers are installing malware on singles looking for live by hacking the advertising network used by Plenty of Fish

6 years ago