malvertising

Malicious Online Ad Campaign Steals User Logins

'Magnat' malicious advertising campaign uncovered by Cisco Talos has been stealing login credentials and other data since at least 2018

7 months ago

‘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…

2 years ago

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Fake Apps

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

3 years ago

Hacked Ad Server Pushed Ransomware – Report

Fresh threat. Sodinokibi ransomware distributed by malvertising, warns researcher

3 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…

3 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

4 years ago

Google Ads Targeted By Cryptomining Malvertising Attack

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

4 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…

5 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…

5 years ago

AdGholas Malvertising Campaign Targets Unsuspecting Web Users

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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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.

6 years ago

AdGholas Malvertising Campaign Closes After Proofpoint Discovery

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

6 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

6 years ago

GoDaddy Sites Hijacked By Malvertising Attack

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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 years ago

Android Malware Spreads Via Porn Sites

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

6 years ago

Malvertising Campaign Targets Skype

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

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 years ago

Malvertising Attack Targets Daily Mail Website

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

7 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…

7 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…

7 years ago

Forbes Readers Suffer Malvertising Attack

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

7 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

7 years ago