IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: Google Offers Six Tips to Stop Malicious Online Ads
Malicious online ads have plagued the Web for some time, but a series of recent events-from an attack targeting NYTimes.com in September to a number of civil lawsuits filed by Microsoft-have turned the spotlight on the problem once again. Among the groups fighting all this is Google. Earlier this year, the company redesigned the site Anti-malvertising.com to add more educational content to supplement a custom search engine designed to help ad network customers conduct quick background checks. As part of Cyber Security Awareness Month, Google has issued a number of tips to help users and Web publishers alike.