Malvertising: What You See is What Infects You

Malvertising: What You See is What Infects You

29/07/2019

Malvertising or Malicious Advertising is a type of online attack where malicious codes hidden within online ads to infect your computer with malwares. We have told many times; not to click those suspicious ads links and your computer will be safe. However, unbeknownst to us, there are certain ads that can infect your computer without a single click. These aggressive ads slip by with damaging codes ready to infect your computer just by a moment of gaze, causing websites to desperately work to stop the problem.

We suggest to check your browser’s privacy settings and not to automatically enable cookies as it could increase the risk. Immediately updating browser and Operation Systems could also help to prevent this threat as there are patches that continuously released to fully stop this kind of malware. Most importantly, using specific cyber security solution (Infrastructure, Network, Endpoint) is your safest bet to avert this threat.

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