Scareware pops up at FoxNews.com

From ZDNet Zero Day (Dancho Danchev)
There have been numerous reports from affected users that a scareware (fake anti-virus) programs have been poping-up at FoxNews.com during the last couple of days, through a malvertising campaign.
This most recent case of malvertising once again demonstrates that whenever a direct access to a high-trafficked site cannot be obtained through a compromise, cybercriminals are logically exploiting third-party content/ad networks to achieve their goals. Read the full story [zdnet.com]

From ZDNet Zero Day (Dancho Danchev)

There have been numerous reports from affected users that a scareware (fake anti-virus) programs have been poping-up at FoxNews.com during the last couple of days, through a malvertising campaign.

This most recent case of malvertising once again demonstrates that whenever a direct access to a high-trafficked site cannot be obtained through a compromise, cybercriminals are logically exploiting third-party content/ad networks to achieve their goals. Read the full story [zdnet.com]

 

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