Definitions

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  • noun Internet advertising whose real intention is to deliver malware to the PC when the ad is clicked.

Etymologies

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Blend of malicious and advertising

Examples

  • Farm Town players are warned to be on their guard against 'malvertising' - adverts that pop up during gameplay telling players their computer is infected with a virus.

    Web User | News

  • "This so-called 'malvertising' is big business for cyber criminals," said Mr Cluley.

    BBC News - Home

  • Google Snaps Up One Million Phone Numbers As Google Voice Launch Looms Large Google clamps down on 'malvertising' - Phil Muncaster, vnunet. com, Sunday 21 June 2009 at

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Other sessions later in the day will look at how cybercrime might be fought by attacking its economic bases; stalker software that lets people spy on others; bogus anti-spyware\ products; and "malvertising," a technique through which online ads install malware.

    Cybersecurity conference battles cybercrime; you can help!

  • Other sessions later in the day will look at how cybercrime might be fought by attacking its economic bases; stalker software that lets people spy on others; bogus anti-spyware\ products; and "malvertising," a technique through which online ads install malware.

    Cybersecurity conference battles cybercrime; you can help!

  • Apparently, that business of "malvertising" is getting more and more popular ... and more and more sophisticated. super sophisticated "malvertiser" who went to great lengths to appear legit.

    Techdirt

  • - While Yahoo apparently doesn't really care that there's a chance you might get served malware through ads (aka 'malvertising') delivered by Right Media YieldManager, search rival Google is at least being honest about it.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • One of our more skilled scambusters and "malvertising" gurus has further dissected (with photos) the exact scumware delivery mechanism at work here -- and notes that users don't even need to click on an ad banner at the website in order to get infected.

    DSLreports - front page

  • Sometimes called "malvertising," it's a method used by scammers to convince consumers to ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Company files suit against purveyors of 'malvertising'.

    CRN Australia - News -

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