A malvertising campaign was observed exploiting Google's DoubleClick network to deliver silent cryptominers on high-traffic sites.
A massive malvertising operation bought an estimated 1 billion ad views in 2017 under the guise of 28 different fake ad agencies, in what a new report is calling the largest operation of its kind last year.
Attackers exploited an old WordPress vulnerability to infect more than one thousand websites with malware capable of injecting malvertising and even creating a rogue admin user with full access privileges, according to researchers.
Matrix ransomware is now being distributed via the RIG exploit kit on various sites displaying malvertising.
Kovter Group malvertising campaign put millions at risk of ad fraud malware infections. Fake browser updates hoodwink users into installing malware.
Tech support scammers abuse Taboola and native ads to spread scam malware
While it peaked in March 2017, the scourge has been rolling out for more than a year with a dark cornucopia encompassing scams and exploit kits that go after a broad range of targets using their operating system, browser and geolocation to inject the appropriate payload, Segura wrote.
Hadar Blutrich discusses some of the common ways of handling malware distribution through ads and suggests 'next generation sandboxes' around websites might be able to reduce of these risks.
Checkpoint researchers spotted a malware, dubbed Skimmer, in the Google Play store which uses a unique and innovative tactics evade detection.
Experts at Kaspersky Lab now understand how the mobile banking trojan Svpeng has been able to automatically download itself via malvertising ads while bypassing Google Chrome browser permissions.
A malvertising campaign has been discovered on Google AdWords, targeting Macs. Should businesses be getting up to speed with Mac threats?
Trend Micro researchers have spotted several exploit kits delivering Cerber 4.0 ransomware just a month after the release of version 3.
The Shadowgate malware campaign has been halted by security firm Talos and hosting company GoDaddy
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at UAE's VPN ban; Hidden malvertising; Bank voice recognition; US drops SMS -2F; Bitcoins stolen.
By encoding malware in innocuous-looking images and only decoding it once the victim has been found to be "safe", creators of AdGholas managed to hide their malvertising campaign for over a year.
With summer just around the corner, people are looking for quick diet solutions online to get their bodies 'beach ready'. A third of Brits (34 percent) are willing to sacrifice their online safety to lose a few pounds by clicking on potentially malicious websites that offer to help 'lose belly fat'.
PerezHilton.com, home to Hollywood and celebrity gossip news, has served up a new set of malicious ads to some of its half a million daily site visitors.
'Celebgate' forum breach leads to flood of ransomware, phishing attacks and malvertising malware on mobile site
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An array of global entertainment, news and commentary sites have been hit with perhaps the largest malvertising campaign yet.
Police say two teenagers made tens of thousands of euros by hacking 'big' Instagram users with many thousands of followers.
Malvertising campaign discovered which is leveraging the good reputation of an abandoned domain name to get malicious ads on to popular sites.
Malwarebytes released a new study at RSA 2016 this week that looks into the updated techniques and technologies being used in malvertising campaigns that are proving particularly hard for security analysts and advertisers to spot.
The cyber gang behind the ongoing WordPress malvertising campaign is now targeting Joomla sites.
Malware keeps re-infecting sites and installing multiple backdoors in WordPress websites, according to a researcher from Sucuri Security.
A malicious Google Chrome extension forces users to install it via its irritating installation popups and then spies on browser histories and sends them to a remote server.
Advertisers are losing billions to ad-clicking botnets that generate fake traffic, according to a study by the Association of National Advertisers and security vendor White Ops.
The generosity of the free TSL certificate non-profit, Let's Encrypt, has been abused by malvertising cyber-criminals
Microsoft has announced that with effect from March 31, 2016, it will enforce new adware objective criteria in an attempt to mitigate the evolving malicious advertising threat landscape.