VASTFLUX ad fraud massively affected millions of iOS devices, dismantled

Categories: Apple

Categories: News

Tags: VASTFLUX

Tags: HUMAN

Tags: fast flux

Tags: VAST

Tags: Matryoshka

Tags: JavaScript

Tags: JS

Tags: iOS

Tags: ad fraud

Tags: malvertising

Tags: Video Ad Serving Template

Tags: VAST

Tags: command-and-control

Tags: C2

An evasive ad fraud campaign affecting iOS users has come to light. It’s called VASTFLUX.

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A week in security (December 19 – 25)

Categories: News

Tags: security vulnerabilities

Tags: cryptocurrency

Tags: lock and code

Tags: SevenRooms

Tags: adult popunder

Tags: ad fraud

Tags: AV-TEST

Tags: Gemini

Tags: cryptocurrency

Tags: Play ransomware

Tags: ransomware

Tags: blocking IP addresses

Tags: BEC scam

Tags: BEC

Tags: Bricklink

Tags: Lego

Tags: Netflix

Tags: Disney+

Tags: password sharing

Tags: The Guardian

Tags: ransomware attack

Tags: Godfather malware

Tags: Godfather

Tags: Android banking malware

The most interesting security related news from the week of December 19 to 25.

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TrustPid is another worrying, imperfect attempt to replace tracking cookies

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 23:20:04 +0000

German ISPs are working on the introduction of TrustPid. A supercookie that is intended to replace tracking cookies.

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Fake jquery campaign leads to malvertising and ad fraud schemes

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 16:14:35 +0000

We look for answers in a long-running and yet mysterious malware campaign that has compromised thousands of websites to date.

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Plugin vulnerabilities exploited in traffic monetization schemes

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The latest round of vulnerable WordPress plugins leads to an active traffic monetization campaign via hacked websites.

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Good bots, bad bots: friend or foe?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Bots are an endless source of debate online, but all we ever hear about are the bad ones. In this post, we look at some examples you’ve probably already run into, and explain why one person’s good bot is another organization’s bad one.

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Malwarebytes helps take down massive ad fraud botnets

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:00:54 +0000

Malwarebytes joins the fight against ad fraud in one of the largest take down operations.

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