This Is Why You need To Block Ads.

I’ve always tried toe explain to people that a rouge ad can get into and advertising stream and spread infection.  This article complete with graphs show how just one infected ad can cause a dramatic rise in infections. 

http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002468.html

Why is there such a dramatic difference?

An advertising network used by one of Finland’s 

most popular websites

, suomi24.fi, 

was compromised

 during the December time period. And 

according to Suomi24

, all of that malware traffic was pushed by a single ad from a third-party advertiser’s network.

Just one ad.



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