News & Announcements

16.05.2016 10:20 Age: 2 yrs

Dr Murdoch Interviewed by BBC News on Malvertising

Dr Steven Murdoch was interviewed by BBC News on the topic of malicious advertising. Malvertising works by using ad networks to serve malicious software posing as ads to visitors of legitimate, mainstream websites. Dr Murdoch mentions that ad networks "fail to vet their clients" thus undermining the current business model of the web. As users turn to ad blocking to protect themselves, websites will need to find other ways to stay in business.

 

Read the full article here.


This page was last modified on 25 Jun 2017.