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PornHub users hit by sustained, targeted malvertising campaign

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Millions of PornHub users in the US, UK, Canada and Australia were targeted by a malicious advertising campaign lasting for more than a year. The malvertising attack tried to trick users of the world’s most popular porn site into installing fake browser updates. Security researchers from Proofpoint found that PornHub users had been exposed to Kovter ad fraud malware for over a year. The KovCoreG group is believed to be responsible for distributing the Kovter ad fraud malware, so if you’ve visited PornHub recently, it might be a good idea to check your system for signs of infection. The malware… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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