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malvertising

(MALicious adVERTISING) Placing malicious ads on websites that lead users to harmful sites. Malvertisements are not only found on suspicious websites, but wind up on reputable, highly trafficked sites. See malware and Internet advertising.
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Malvertising exploits online advertising by inserting malicious or malware-laden ads into genuine advertising networks and webpages.
RoughTed Large scale Malvertising used to deliver various malicious websites and payloads such as scams, adware, exploit kits and ransomware.
De facon significative, les malwares cryptes HTTPS utilise dans des campagnes de malvertising a augmente de 300 % de decembre 2015 a mars 2016.
The malvertising code used a series of complex checks to ensure that the visiting computers are not virtual machines used by security researchers or by ad networks themselves to discover malware.
They also use malicious advertising or malvertising and design malwares that persistently infect users' machines.
Throughout 2014, Cisco threat intelligence research revealed that attackers have increasingly shifted their focus from servers and operating systems as more users are downloading from compromised sites leading to a 280 per cent increase in Silverlight attacks along with a 250 per cent increase in spam and malvertising exploits.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 27, 2014-Proofpoint goes up against malvertising
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-February 27, 2014-Proofpoint goes up against malvertising
Malware are distributed and installed in the hosts through drive-by downloads, compromised websites or malvertising [3], [6], [23].
Meanwhile, drive-by downloads hosting exploits (often used by malvertising and watering hole attacks), Dynamic DNS (often used as an evasion technique against IP blacklisting) and Mobile Threats are new individual categories added to enhance protection and improve reporting granularity.
The data showed that xhamster, listed by monitoring firm Alexa as the 46th most popular site on the internet, had malvertising on 1,067 out of 20,986 pages, just five percent, screened in the past 90 days.
The report details the most common content categories for intentionally or inadvertently hosting malware, as well as malvertising attacks that funnel users into malnets via malicious Web advertisements.