I received the email in the screenshot below just a short while ago. It’s easy to tell it’s fake – just check out the URL behind the “3 messages” hyperlink.
Right Media has published a blog entry giving their advice on how to avoid malvertizers – you can see the blog post here: http://www.rightmediablog.com/blog/2011/02/16/trust-safety-anti-malvertising-best-practices-for-media-buyers-and-sellers/ Their advice is very similar to that which has been available at www.anti-malvertising.com for quite a while now – good on Right Media for making sure their clients are made aware […]
There are a few already available (including one from TRUSTe): http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Browser/TrackingProtectionLists/Default.html
Details here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2011/02/10/acting-on-feedback-ie9-release-candidate-available-for-download.aspx
Farm Town have addressed the issue by disabling all (non-Facebook sourced) banner advertising, but it’s not the first time they have had problems – my regular readers will remember that Farm Town was displaying malvertizing back in April of last year. Source: http://www.slashkey.com/forum/showpost.php?p=4416182&postcount=4 Source: http://www.slashkey.com/forum/showpost.php?p=4417018&postcount=22 This is, apparently, a screenshot of a malvertizement […]