Malvertising and Microsoft’s Struggle to Stop It

In the world of privacy and security over the Internet, the bad guys simply won’t leave us alone. The latest in the parade of mischievous plots is called “malvertising.” Malvertising is the term often applied to the insidious practice of hiding viruses or other dangerous codes inside what looks like a popular ad platform or pop-up. Thousands of unsuspecting users have found their systems damaged by this new tactic, and Microsoft is facing steep odds to take action against it.

» Read more