Malvertising reaches record levels in June

Malvertising campaigns have reached more users than ever before, reported security firm Invincea yesterday, with many brand-name websites affected — including CBS Sports, Yahoo and eBay in the UK, Livestrong, Perez Hilton, Glenn Beck’s and the Drudge Report.

The company monitors over 2 million endpoints for suspicious activity. Not only is there more malvertising than before, from more high-profile sites, but most of the malware was new to antivirus vendors.

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