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July 20, 2007
Further Reports on Infected Ads

The Wall Street Journal is reporting “Hackers Can Now Deliver Viruses via Web Ads,” (link), an issue we reported last month when Internet security firm Finjan released a report. June was by no means the first occurrence of rogue ads showing up on publisher sites, reports of the activities have transpired a handful of times over the past year. Internet security and anti-spam firms like Finjan and ScanSafe are investigating the issue and publishing regular reports.

Posted by Enid Burns at July 20, 2007 12:54 PM

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By Ken Yeung

Ken Yeung is a journalist fascinated with the tech industry and internet culture. He's currently Flipboard's Assistant Managing Editor, overseeing news curation in technology, science, gaming and health. In addition to his day job, Ken's the co-host of "The Created Economy" podcast, examining the Creator Economy. In a past life, he was a former reporter for VentureBeat and The Next Web, covering tech startups, the industry's innovations and funding.