Malware a Growing Cybercrime Threat: Understanding and Combating Malvertising Attacks

Dr.P.B. Pathak


Defects in the operating system design and running the same operating system with too much permission to users, on all the computers from network makes computers more vulnerable to malware attacks. Malware developers trick users to download their malware. By studying how Malvertising occurs, how sites are tricked and how to prevent it, one can better understand Malvertising. The present paper covers the essential discussion of Malware, Malvertising and the attack methods used to distribute malicious advertisements and enlists several measures to combat the problem.


Keywords: Cyberwar; Cybercriminal; Cybercrime; Malware; Malvertising; Vulnerability

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