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More information about the Doubleclick / Zedo malvertizing incidents

October 1st 2014 in safety and privacy on the Internet


Take particular note of the fact that only every 3rd to 100th ad was bad, making it very hard to catch the bad guys in the act.

Also, this wasn’t a matter of a failure of due diligence when choosing to allow onto network. According to the report, one of the online tools that Zedo provides to advertisers had a vulnerability, allowing the attacker to infiltrate the company’s network.


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