How Malware Works Via Banner AdsAs many deviants know, deviantART has been working hard to combat malicious banner ads that infiltrate our advertising network, and we've previously addressed this issue in April 2011 and August 2011. In our ongoing effort to keep the deviantART community safe, we wanted to share the following USA Today-produced video that explains how malicious ads inundate the Web.
How Malicous Ads Inundate the Web
(Source: USA Today)
Protect YourselfMalware advertising is an Internet-wide problem that affects many of the Net's top sites. Keeping your browser up to date is one of the best ways to ensure your computer's safety. Additionally, anti-virus programs offer another level of protection against malvertisements.
We strongly recommend that you download the latest version of your favorite browser. Reports of Malware and Virus Advertisements
Our Ongoing Battle Against Malicious Ads