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Google is going to start pausing Flash Ads from 1 September 2015

August 31st 2015 in Malvertizing

At first glance, it looks like a great idea. It won’t, however, make that much of a difference for its own ads. Google has been automatically converting a lot of Flash ads served via its network to HTML5 anyway, and I’m not sure how much safer HTML5 may prove to be, in the end.

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Cite: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2015/10/08/the-malicious-side-of-online-ads-how-unpatched-servers-hurt-us-all/

It’s hard to believe that an ad server could remain unpatched for *two years*.  Laziness, pure and simple.

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