Malvertising – Cybercriminals Latest Trick

We all know the Internet is an incredible resource but that it’s ability to make our lives easier is paired with increasing risk.  Enter malvertising.

This latest cybercriminal trick is created by purchasing legitimate ad space on legitimate web sites and injecting malicious code into these ads.  If your computer and software are not up-to-date and secure, simply visiting a site with a malicious ad is all it may take to infect your computer.  The takeaway once again is to be vigilant in keeping your system and software up-to-date and to run a combination of reliable security software.

For more detailed information on the topic, please see the following article:
How to protect yourself from the dangers of ‘malvertising