Ad Network Installing Malware on Drudge Report?

For the second time in less than six months, visitors to the Drudge
Report say they got malware in addition to the Web site’s usual
sensational headlines. Matt Drudge denied that his site was
infecting visitors, however it’s likely that the malware is coming from
ads delivered by a third-party ad network and not the site itself. Read the full article. [CNet]

For the second time in less than six months, visitors to the Drudge
Report say they got malware in addition to the Web site’s usual
sensational headlines. Matt Drudge denied that his site was
infecting visitors, however it’s likely that the malware is coming from
ads delivered by a third-party ad network and not the site itself. Read the full article. [CNet]

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  • detrp on

    It looks like their ad provider got hacked as ive had many customers get infected from visiting the following sites as well,

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  • big bear on

    My Avast was picking up threats from various ad-blab malware sites.  Annoying.  It would be nice if someone took the initiative and destroyed some of the property of the people who profit from this tripe.  If they didn't feel safe, they would stop.

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