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Nasty malvertizing via doubleclick

October 1st 2014 in safety and privacy on the Internet

Yep, it’s happened again – details here:
https://blog.malwarebytes.org/malvertising-2/2014/09/googles-doubleclick-ad-network-abused-once-again-in-malvertising-attacks/

The days where people could say “only visit reputable sites and you’ll be safe” are well and truly gone.


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Sad to read this; its been a little while since we’ve read about such a big outbreak:
http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/09/google-stops-malicious-advertising-campaign-that-could-have-reached-millions/

So, what can you do to protect yourself between the time something like this hits, the ad networks or others identify it, and it gets shut down?

Update **all** software on your computer and your operating system, and keep it […]

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