Cybercriminal gangs have found a new way to serve malicious ads in such a way so it is hard to get rid of them – infect your internet router rather than your web browser by silently making requests to your computer without your knowledge. US security firm Proofpoint has discovered a new exploit kit called DNSChanger EK that aims to serve an endless series of malicious ads on every single website the user visits (known as a “malvertising campaign“). The researchers found that the affected router brands included models by Netgear, D-Link, Linksys, Pirelli, Zyxel and Comtrend.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: International Business Times