Cybersecurity Alerts- Weekly Update for February 5th
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Cybersecurity Alerts- Weekly Update for February 5th

cybersecurityCybersecurity Alerts- Weekly Update for February 5th

Get an update on this week’s cybersecurity threats.

Google Blocking Websites With Fake Download Buttons

Google announced this week that it will now block websites that use deceptive content or ads. The blocking will be facilitated through Google’s Safe Search feature.

TMZ Malvertising Attack

Celebrity news website TMZ is the latest victim of a malicious advertising campaign, also known as “malvertising.” Malvertising uses malware in online advertisements to infect computers.

Ebay Vulnerability

Security researchers have discovered that a page contained within eBay’s sales platform could expose users to phishing attacks and data theft.

WordPress Infections

Security researchers announced this week that websites running on the WordPress platform are vulnerable to Cryptowall ransomware infections. These infections are not easily detected by security products.