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Malicious Advertisements Appearing on High-profile Websites

Several security analysts believe that cyber criminals are employing a genuine toolkit, which is used to create Flash animation, for making malicious banner ads that made users believe their systems are infected with malware, as reported by SCMagazine on August 20, 2008.

Newsweek.com is one of the several renowned news sites suspected of displaying malicious banner advertisements and tricking visitors to install fake anti-malware programs.

According to Sandi Hardmeier, writer of spyware Sucks blog, some malicious advertisements created by using Fuse Kit successfully bypass the scanning process of Websites or third-party ad networks, as reported by SCMagazine on August 18, 2008.

Sandi further added that she has ...

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