Over the last two weeks, DEVCON’s web security platform as observed and blocked a surge in exploits across the web. If you feel like you’ve seen a lot of sketchy looking offers taking over your browsing windows lately - you’re not alone.Read More
The latest malvertising ad fraud technique, highlighted by researchers at Devcon, involves polyglot images used by advanced groups of cyber criminals. And these polyglot images are starting to show up all over the ad fraud space.Read More
[Devcon has] uncovered an experimental and more complex form of malware than previously seen inside of several major ad networks, potentially signaling that mainstream hackers are looking to target the ad-tech ecosystem beyond siphoning revenue.Read More
Officials at Devcon told The Hill on Sunday they uncovered the use of the technique - known as a polyglot - on Friday. They said that the use of polyglots, which are considered to be among the more technically advanced techniques available for cyber criminals, points to more hackers committing digital ad fraud.Read More
Attackers use BMP (.bmp) images in the malvertising campaigns and manipulate the size of the image bytes and hexadecimal characters to trick the computer to believe it as something else.Read More
Cybercriminals have started using so-called ‘polyglot images’ to disguise malvertising attacks.