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[ga] Online Ad Networks Serving Up Malware

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  • Subject: [ga] Online Ad Networks Serving Up Malware
  • From: "Jeffrey A. Williams" <jwkckid1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 13:44:59 -0600 (GMT-06:00)


  As if some of us didn't already know.  But a few, those that believe
that 'marketing is education and education is marketing' seem to have
or didn't take online banner ad's into account.  Eric, wasn't this
your tag line?
Two major Internet advertisement service networks - DoubleClick and
rad.msn.com - have been found to be serving malware from banner ads on
some websites.  Users who visit the sites with the malware-laced ads
become infected simply by visiting the sites; no action is required.
The infected ads exploit at least seven known vulnerabilities in Adobe
Reader, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Oracle Java.

To get these removed try:

Jeffrey A. Williams
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