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Yahoo overhauls banner ad system

Yahoo overhauls banner ad system

Yahoo has rolled out a new marketplace for selling banner advertisements. The 'Apt' system will link prospective advertisers with some 784 sites from local newspapers.
Sep 29 2008 2:40PM
Malicious "ransomware" banner ads go undetected

Malicious "ransomware" banner ads go undetected

Security experts worry that an open-source Flash animation toolkit is being widely misused to create malicious banner advertisements.
Aug 19 2008 10:02AM
Malicious banner ads hit major websites

Malicious banner ads hit major websites

A web security firm has identified a widespread attack in which fake malicious advertisements, able to avoid content scanning, are seeking to infect users of popular websites.
Sep 11 2007 2:43PM
Online advertisers turn to 'Super Banner' ads

Online advertisers turn to 'Super Banner' ads

The traditional online banner ad is dying, according to new research.

May 7 2007 2:48PM
Microsoft removes malicious MSN Messenger banner advertisements

Microsoft removes malicious MSN Messenger banner advertisements

Banner advertisements that install malware onto the user's computer were left unnoticed for several days on the MSN Messenger service, according to researchers.
Feb 22 2007 12:33AM
Malicious MySpace banner downloads spyware in latest social networking attack

Malicious MySpace banner downloads spyware in latest social networking attack

Researchers at iDefense this week identified a banner advertisement on MySpace.com that uses a Windows security vulnerability to download spyware onto an unpatched PC, another sign that cybercriminals quickly are catching on to the social networking site's massive popularity.
Jul 20 2006 10:12PM
Banner ads next stop for hackers

Banner ads next stop for hackers

Banner advertising is being used to deliver the Bofra worm to visitors of European websites. Users of a number of high profile sites will find that clicking on banner ads redirects them to websites that exploit an unpatched flaw in Internet Explorer.
Nov 22 2004 4:52PM

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