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CNN Malicious Ads

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Kelxin    255

This is more of an advisory than a news piece.  CNNs main page and sub pages are currently hosting malicious ads towards Android devices.  I don't have any screen shots at the moment and am posting from my phone but wanted to at least get a warning out there.  

 

The ads are doing page redirects, using the vibrate function and attempting to overload / lockup the device while attempting to download files and showing warnings of virus infections.

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lassekongo83    868

Adguard, Adaway or Firefox with uBlock Origin. An adblocker is pretty much needed on mobile these days as well. Make sure to activate dynamic filtering in uBO and disable 3rd party frames, and in some cases scripts as well. (I even disable 3rd party network requests to be on the safe side.)

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