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Malvertising is Infecting Mainstream Websites


Beware of the advertisements you see on websites, even the reputable ones.  Spammers are now infecting advertisements and pdf files.  Whether on your home computer, at work on the network, or surfing from a hot spot while out and about; the malware-packed ads can be on any website.

Malwarebytes team shares that infected ads rotate with the normal ads, so what looks safe to use, turns out to be a gateway to infecting your computer.  Some ads are even launched from invisible frames—you think you are clicking “Play” on tutorial or music video, but you are activating a search engine redirector: Malware Spam

Malwarebytes is an active protection, so the team constantly stays abreast to new ways malware, spam, and viruses are being created to infect the masses.  Be sure your computer protection is up-to-date and active.  If you are using antiquated protection, it’s likely your computer isn’t actually protected right now.

Malwarebytes Anti - Malware Software is an excellent protection to have in today’s world of technology.  The Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium has the following perks:

·         Real-Time Malware Detection and Removal

o   Three powerful technologies proactively protect you against malware that antivirus products don’t detect

·         Anti-Phishing and Identity Theft Protection

o   Malicious website blocking saves you from websites that steal your credit card information or identity or that install malware

·         Light on Your Computer

o   Fast scanning.  Minimal CPU usage. You won’t even notice it’s there.

·         Malwarebytes Chameleon

o   Proprietary technology protects Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium against malware’s attempts to disable it

What is exactly that the software does?

·         Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium detects and removes:

o   Worms 

o   Trojans


o   Rootkits

o   Rogues

o   Dialers

o   Spyware

o   Viruses

o   Bots

o   And Other Malware

If you have questions, concerns, or want assistance, contact us today; one of our ComputerNC technicians will be happy to assist you.