Windows 10 security: Are ads in Microsoft's own apps pushing fake malware alerts?

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    Windows 10 security: Are ads in Microsoft's own apps pushing fake malware alerts?
    Windows 10 users say they're being targeted by fraudsters through ads being delivered to Microsoft's apps
    June 3, 2019

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/windo...rosofts-own-apps-pushing-fake-malware-alerts/
     
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    Hong Kong malvertiser blamed for malicious ads that invaded Microsoft apps
    Security firm tracks down malvertiser who deployed malicious ads in Outlook, Microsoft games, and the Microsoft News app
    July 17, 2019

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/hong-...or-malicious-ads-that-invaded-microsoft-apps/
    Confiant: Hong Kong Based Malvertiser Brokers Traffic To Fake Antivirus Scams — Over 100 Million Ads Compromised In 2019 So Far
     
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