The Royal Ransomware group used Google Ads in a malvertising campaign attack, according to a report published by the Microsoft's Security Threat Intelligence team.
Microsoft today reported yet another large-scale email system hack. This attack comes on the heels of several other breaches including SolarWinds, Ubiquiti, and the Colonial Pipeline.
One-quarter of consumers in a recent study bought counterfeit products, 36% saw fake ads or social posts, 41% saw fake websites, and 35% experienced fake social media accounts.
A new form of auto-redirect malvertising hidden in the code of programmatically served video VPAID ads through the global media platform Teads has been revealed by ad security and verification
provider GeoEdge. VPAID is a technical script that instructs a video player on what ad to play and determines the length of the ad, when to serve the ad, and where to place it. It is basically the
brains behind the function of the ad.
The report says only 29% of firms are taking significant steps to prevent email phishing attacks and 21% are taking no steps at all.
Only 4.6% of the leading Chinese brands employ DMARC, limiting their global email marketing growth.