We’re counting down days until Christmas is here,
And gifting you cool security tips to be of good cheer,
And make sure this season is the best of your year.
Malvertising is a shortened term for malicious advertising, and is defined as using online advertising to spread malware. Malvertising requires placing malware-laden advertisements on legitimate web pages and through authentic online advertising networks in order to infect a web browser and device. Often, it’s very difficult to distinguish between legitimate and malicious online ads.
It's a rather long and complicated process with many individuals involved. Here we explain just how cybercriminals get caught.