The advertisements redirect victims to the Nuclear exploit kit, which tries to install the Zemot malware.
Potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) pack a nasty bite if left unchecked. The antivirus suite you already have may be able to catch and muzzle them.
F-Secure's latest Threat Report highlights concerns that the force behind CryptoLocker ransomware was disabled but not destroyed.
The new malware program is an OS X version of a Windows backdoor called XSLCmd, researchers from FireEye said.
The Cryptolocker crew has raked in a reported $30 million in ransom - and seems to be running their illegal data hijacking ring like a legit business.
A server connected to Healthcare.gov had botnet malware on it, but the malicious code was never used and no personal information was compromised.
New attacks with the Angler exploit kit inject code directly in browser processes without leaving files on disk, a researcher found.
The gang behind this dangerous ransomware program has earned US$1 million so far, researchers from Dell SecureWorks said
The number of vulnerabilities could reach a three-year low in 2014, but correctly assessing their risk can be hard, IBM researchers said
60% of all internet traffic are from bots and half them are out to cause havok.