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Microsoft going after malvertisement companies.

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#1 Galadriel


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Posted 17 September 2009 - 11:46 PM

Today, Microsoft filed five civil lawsuits, the first of their kind against a nasty phenomenon known as malvertising. That’s the industry term for malicious online advertising. Microsoft works with the other leading providers of online ad platforms to mitigate the threat posed by malvertising, but we’re now taking that effort a step further.

Original article: http://microsoftontheissues.com/cs/blogs/m...ing-threat.aspx

I can only applaud MS as they go after these malfeasants! :thumbsup:

Edited by Galadriel, 17 September 2009 - 11:49 PM.

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#2 frankp316


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Posted 18 September 2009 - 05:19 AM

This is long overdue.

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Posted 20 September 2009 - 03:54 PM

This is long overdue.

I agree. I hope they can discover who is responsible for these ads. This is a necessary first step down that road.

edited for typo

Edited by oddly, 20 September 2009 - 03:56 PM.

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Posted 03 October 2009 - 07:31 AM

Give a big :thumbsup: to M/S. It's about time the big money starts getting in the program to stop these companies that are doing these types of things. The bad part, it will take years in court.

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