HUMAN Security Takes Down Vastflux Ad Fraud Operation
Ad botnets/malvertising attacks are a constant and this is reminder that if your company pays for ads or takes revenue from ad placement, advertising networks have to be considered as part of your supply chain security and user awareness programs. In particular, increased use of MFA will bring increased “MFA fatigue” attacks, which share a lot of evil DNA with ad stacking attacks. Use this one as impetus for an awareness push to users and management.
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