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Bait advertising

Bait advertising is an unethical advertising practice wherein customers are promised a sale or inexpensive item. However, once customers are interested, the advertiser makes the product unavailable then redirects them to a similar product that is more expensive.

Synonym: Bait and switch advertising

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March 30, 2016 - Ads redirecting to exploits pose a serious threat to anyone’s computing device. Let us not forget though that scammers have used ads long before malware actors. Enter fraud sites.

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October 29, 2015 - Provides background information about advertisement brokers, the men and women that are in the middle of web advertising between sites and advertisers.

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July 2, 2015 - Grey hats do their work in between the good and the malicious sides of computing and often push the limits of maliciousness when it comes to making a quick buck.

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June 22, 2015 - Ad blockers, ad servers, ad blocker detectors and ad blocker blockers. Where will it end?

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June 19, 2015 - An explanation as to why we can't remove a particular type of advert from your browsing experience.

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June 26, 2014 - A malvertising campaign employing stealthy methods of infection 'double dips' to make a profit and exploit their victims.

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December 12, 2013 - Holiday shopping is stressful enough, now we need to worry about the rise of malvertising?

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