Streaming sites for Movies + TV shows are a haven for adverts carrying these viruses, too. Up until recently, the Gardaì virus was doing the rounds through these sites.
You'd think the above article would be common knowledge but people just assume viruses come from downloading torrents.
LOL thats some fine hard hitting investigative journalism especially the complete lack of any mention of ad blocker
Well I for one am shocked. I thought all those girls in my area were genuine!
All 100,000 of them in my small Irish town....
The only words that stood out for me in that article were 'Sudden spike'
So.. how many people went to do a malware scan after reading this thread?
Am i the only one that uses adblock?amateurs!
EDIT: by amateurs i was refering to people that dont use adblock not eh amateurs on eh those websites
I'm not entirely sure i believe them.. Going off to check it out myself..
so this malware is computerised gonorrhea for your computer?
I wish I knew what any of this meant.
What sort of eejit clicks on the adverts anyway? Most only go there for a quick peddle and crank not to sign up to fùckbook and other crappy fake sites.