AdSecure adds the detection of the auto-redirect to it’s arsenal

25 July 2018. AdSecure, the ad verification tool used by ad networks, ad operations teams and publishers, today announced that it has added the detection of the auto-redirect to it’s arsenal. The auto-redirect is considered to be an annoying format and is also widely used by cybercriminals for distributing malicious advertising. Once a user is exposed […]

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Malvertising and Ransomware

Six questions about ransomware and malvertising with AdSecure’s Product Manager Mathieu Derval. What role does phishing play in ransomware attacks? Phishing is probably one of the most popular social engineering types of attack.  The objective is to trick someone into clicking on a link contained within a message that looks like it comes from a […]

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What is Malvertising?

Malvertising explained Malvertising, or malicious advertising, is the practice of using web advertisements to spread malware with little to no user interaction required. Cybercriminals use the same advertising strategies as legitimate ad companies, except that malvertisements will either try to download malware directly to visitors devices upon viewing, or send visitors to websites that distribute […]

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