Malvertising Definition

Howard Poston
Mar 21, 2024
Malvertising Definition

Malversting is a malicious form of online advertising that spreads malware. It may appear legitimate, but once a user clicks on it, a virus will infect their system and compromise their security. The malicious ad may also redirect users to a nefarious website and deceive the user into downloading harmful software or sharing sensitive data.

Ultimately, malvertising aims to harm a user or network through unwanted ads and computer viruses that can be used to steal data or demand ransom.

Howard Poston

Howard Poston is a copywriter, author, and course developer with experience in cybersecurity and blockchain security, cryptography, and malware analysis. He has an MS in Cyber Operations, a decade of experience in cybersecurity, and over five years of experience as a freelance consultant.

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