Zscaler Finds 'Drive By' Android Malware Installed Via Malicious Ads

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shrapnel_indie

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HA! clicking on unknown links!!!! Yes, please follow the advice... DON'T click on unknown links. Doesn't help a whole lot when you got ads that automatically take over your display and redirect you to a download or present false security issues. Seems the industry doesn't give a rip about such despicable bullying and invasive adverts as long as the makers get paid and those who push them into rotation (sometimes filling whole rotations with a vast majority of such crap) also get paid.
 

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Even on m.tomshardware.com an amazon-looking site is opened and phone start to vibrate in chrome (not yet experienced with firefox+ublock origin). Back button doesnt work just closing the tab works.
Does this mean i should treat m.tomshardware.com as unknown link?
 

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I've experienced my share of OBNOXIOUS ads that vibrate my phone, disable my ability to back out and have a speech component. I absolutely hate those.
 
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