Re: Well lets name them....
The 'them' we need to name is actually Adobe (and often Java)
It's not 'ads' but their buggy bloatware that's to blame. Perhaps they should be footing the ransom bills as the price for maintaining a de facto monopoly on browser-based video?
Using Adobe Flash, the malvertisements silently “pull in” malicious exploits from the FlashPack Exploit Kit. The exploits attack a vulnerability in the end-users’ browser and install CryptoWall 2.0 on end-users’ computer