Malvertising and exploit kits work hand-in-hand – and are an amazingly effective threat that keeps victimizing users over and over again. The latest victim? Users in Japan.
Since the start of September, almost half a million users have been exposed to a malvertising campaign powered by the Angler exploit kit. This particular attack was highly targeted towards users in Japan. At the height of this campaign, almost 100,000 users saw the malvertisements per day.To make these ads essentially impossible to distinguish from real ones, the attackers used copies of the banners used by legitimate ads for their own malicious advertising.Read More