Malvertising Attack Served Using AOL Ad Network: Cyphort

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  1. ronjor

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  3. siljaline

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    The AOL Hosted ad-delivery network [advertising.com] is largely blocked by the MVPS Hosts file and other ad-blocking lists those use at Browser level. This does not preclude thinking before you click, at all times.

    The original report by the security firm that initially reported the issue.
    http://www.cyphort.com/huffingtonpost-serving-malware/
     
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    Outdated browsers running on Windows, go figure.
     
  6. Mayahana

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    Windows is hunted, because all of the targets are Windows. If another OS was popular, they'd get their own stack of malware/exploits/malvertising. I promise you that!
     
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    That site with all uBlock Databases (29). Huff Post with all uBlock Databases (31)
     
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    That is trackers+ads+annoyances+social, though, is it not?
     
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  11. Mayahana

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    29 with every database enabled in uBlock - including the auxiliary host files.. However I am being a $10,000.00 security appliance, so I suspect 'crap' is blocked by that. Also Trend Worry Free Business w/enhanced database in front of it.
     
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