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Offline Bugbatter

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Service Fingers Malware-Spreading Advertisers
« on: June 20, 2009, 05:04:21 AM »
'Anti-Malvertising' lets Website owners perform background checks on potential online advertisers

Google is going after malware-spreading advertisers more aggressively with the quiet launch of a free service that lets Website owners run background checks on potential online advertisers.

Anti-Malvertising, which yesterday received a face-lift with additional resources and a higher profile, is a custom search engine that lets you check if an online advertiser is known to have spread malware-laden advertisements.

Attackers are increasingly using legitimate Websites to spread their malware, either hiding it within an ad itself, embedding it on the page, or using a download link to infect victims.

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Re: Service Fingers Malware-Spreading Advertisers
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2009, 05:29:32 AM »
Thanks!   :) :)

.....and guess who is named as a forum under Resources?

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