ads spreading virus on Swedish news site.

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ads spreading virus on Swedish news site.

Postby broman.martin » Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:28 pm

My brother informed me the other day that tons of people got infected with virus, via ads on a "popularly hated" news site called aftonbladet.se (not the only affected site, though). That made me actually laugh hard, for two reasons: 1. They have ads, 2. they Really visit aftonbaldet.se

Also heard from him that the people at aftonbaldet.se had told a spokesperson at Kaspersky Not to go into detail on what they discovered when inspecting the ads and virus.

In the future it would be nice to see this tool on phones and tablets as well, but I doubt Google or Apple would like that. AdAway, for Android, and others like that, had been banned from play.google.com because they also filter Google's ads as well. Luckily we can get it from other sources!

Ads are not just a terrible nuisance, but a way for other people to compromise your computer.
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