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Large-scale Google malvertising campaign hits users with exploits

14
Apr
2015
Large-scale Google malvertising campaign hits users with exploits
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A large number of ads distributed by a advertising partner redirected users to Web-based exploits that attempted to install on users’ computers.

researchers from Dutch security firm Fox-IT observed the malvertising campaign Tuesday, when ads coming through a Google partner in Bulgaria called Engage Lab started redirecting users to the Nuclear Exploit Kit.

Exploit kits are Web-based platforms that try to exploit vulnerabilities in browsers and browser plug-ins in order to infect users’ computers with malware.

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