Quick Link: FTC Cracks Down on Malvertising Companies

The FTC issued a press release on Wednesday regarding companies that distribute malicious code through advertising:

Original Article: Court Halts Bogus Computer Scans
MikeOnAds.com summary: FTC lays down the law on Errorsafe/Malvertising

Malvertising/Malware continues to plague our industry, hurting the reputation of major publishers, agencies and networks and convincing more and more users to implement ad-blocking software.

Operations teams need to implement steps to address this issue into their processes. I recommend not only a process to check for it, but an escalation plan when you suspect you may be serving malicious code on your site.