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Research finds 1 percent of online ads malicious


Securityweek - (International) Researchers from universities in the U.S., U.K., and Germany presenting at the 2014 Internet Measurement Conference reported that their research looked at 600,000 online advertisements on 40,000 Web sites over a 3 month period and found that 1 percent of advertisements were malicious.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:29