A malicious Google Chrome extension is making the rounds to deliver malvertising. Here's how it works and how to avoid getting scammed.
The rate of malvertising attacks increased by 132 percent in 2016, according to a recent report. The use of ad-blocking software also increased sharply.
Security researchers discovered two unrelated ad fraud campaigns in which cybercriminals hijacked clicks from authentic Google advertisements.
Although the DNSChanger exploit kit is spread through malvertising, it is designed to target vulnerabilities in victims' physical internet routers.
A recently discovered malvertising campaign known as Stegano uses steganography and other techniques that researchers have observed in similar attacks.
The backdoor Trojan known as Stegoloader infects its victims through a website offering fraudulent activation keys for pirated software.
The recently discovered CryptoLuck ransomware is distributed by the RIG-E exploit kit, suggesting that it may target a large pool of victims.
Advertising enables free content. Without online advertising, many publishers would be forced to charge users through subscriptions or other methods of payment to view their content. On the flip side, it’s a way for companies to promote new...
The RIG exploit kit appears to be the new guy on the cybercrime block, and it’s stepping up to void left by older, fledgling kits. Anti-malware firm Malwarebytes noted the sharp drop for the Angler exploit kit in June. An alleged major...
Security firms discovered a malvertising campaign known as AdGholas that hides in plain sight and targets more than 1 million users each day.