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Google Adverts Malware Advertising Hijack

  • Sucuri, Thursday, January 15, 2015 1:21 PM

At least two AdWords campaigns were hijacked by scammers who modified legitimate ads to automatically redirect visitors to scam sites once they get displayed, no clicks required. The one-month old problem escalated through December, and became really widespread Jan. 9, 2015, but by the end of the weekend, Google seemed to have it under control, reports Denis Sinegubko explains.

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