Latest ad scammers: faux agency execs

Learmonth, Michael
November 2009
Advertising Age;11/2/2009, Vol. 80 Issue 37, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that computer criminals posing as advertising executives have been increasingly successful in placing Internet advertising on the Web sites of major periodical publishers including New York Times Co. The criminals create false Internet domains based on the names of actual corporations and ask publishers to quickly place the advertising on their Web sites. The advertising contains malware.


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