BetaNews: Malvertising continues to rise as tactics change

BetaNews: Malvertising continues to rise as tactics change . “The second quarter of 2017 saw over 18 percent more adverts containing blacklisted content — phishing, scams, exploit kits, and malware — than Q1 according to a new report. The study from threat management company RiskIQ shows some seasonal changes in the pattern of traffic, with a 24.2 percent drop in exploit kits, and a 42.7 percent drop in malware. However this was more than offset by a huge 131.3 percent rise in phishing-related ads.”