Double Click Serving Up Malware Via Flash

19 Nov

From Wired:

“The malware-spiked ads have been spotted on various legitimate websites, ranging from the British magazine The Economist to baseball’s MLB.com to the Canada.com news portal. Hackers are using deceptive practices and tricky Flash programming to get their ads onto legitimate sites by way of DoubleClick’s DART program. Web publishers use the DoubleClick-hosted platform to manage advertising inventory.”

http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/news/2007/11/doubleclick

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