Malvertising, a word that blends malware with advertising, refers to a technique cybercriminals use to target people covertly. Typically, they buy ad space on trustworthy websites, and although their ads appear legitimate, they have malicious code hidden inside them. Bad ads can redirect users to malicious websites or install malware on their computers or mobile devices.
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