Reply to post: Re: Complacency

Ad-borne Cryptowall ransomware is set to claim FRESH VICTIMS

waldo kitty

Re: Complacency

Terry 6: Agree, but then I also wonder who clicks on these adverts. I may be wrong but I am guessing they're not ads for the more mainstream types of product.

clicking is not required in many cases... they're known as drivebys and they bounce you along the distribution chain while supposedly gathering the mess to be displayed in the ad... just visiting a site with malicious ads and getting hit by one of those ads can land you in a world of hurt...

the icon is not aimed at you personally...

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