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Malvertising Campaign Leads To DoubleClick Ad Fraud

07
Jun
2016
Malvertising Campaign Leads To DoubleClick Ad Fraud

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Malvertising isn’t only used to infect users via drive-by downloads or to deceitfully push fake software updates. A campaign currently going on via the TrafficHolder adult ad platform leverages the promise of raunchy videos to lure people into ad fraud.

The trick is simple and yet effective. While browsing, users are automatically redirected to what appears to be YouTube for adult content. The page looks completely normal, except for the fact that it is a giant image slapped across an actual ‘normal’ WordPress website.

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