“Injected Ads” Are An Annoying Security Risk Affecting Millions Of Internet Users

Consumerist

These Google search results may look normal at first glance, but if you look closely, you'll see that these ads are being "injected" into the page by a third party. These Google search results may look normal at first glance, but if you look closely, you’ll see that these ads are being “injected” into the page by a third party.

Legitimate advertising is an annoyance that most of us tolerate and do our best to ignore. But there are more pernicious forms of advertising that aren’t just a nuisance but actually pose a potential security risk, like the “injected ads” that find your way into your web browser through software and extensions.

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