Security is an important, regularly discussed topic in modern times, and will forever be as such. In modern times, cyber criminals have been finding new ways to victimize innocent users of the Internet for various purposes - usually money extortion (stealing credit card details, or ransom by force encrypting the users contents and asking for a fee to have them returned). There are many aspects of security that are important but one that is relevant here is malvertising (a portmanteau of malware and advertising).
Malvertising is the practice of using advertisements to spread malware.
There are various methods:
- Webmasters have their websites compromised, and the hackers introduce it
- Poor/no checking of ads that are given to companies who host them w…
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