Malvertising isn’t only used to infect users via drive-by downloads or to deceitfully push fake software updates. A campaign currently going on via the TrafficHolder adult ad platform leverages the promise of raunchy videos to lure people into ad fraud. The trick is simple and yet effective. While browsing, users are automatically redirected to what appears to be YouTube for adult content.
Rogue affiliates steal clicks using deceptive “cookie law” warnings.
This Facebook phish wants some payment details along with your Facebook login. Typos and errors abound, but will it be enough to deter potential victims?