Hundreds of porn sites used to infect visitors with malware

Hundreds of porn sites have been targeted by exponents of malicious advertising, which can infect visitors’ PCs, smartphones, and tablets.

According to a report by Business Insider, the latest wave of attacks was discovered by Malwarebytes, and affected “moderately popular” porn sites like DrTuber, Nuvid, Eroprofile, IcePorn, and Xbabe.

The latest round of attacks comes after adult websites xHamster, RedTube, and PornHub were recently found to have been targeted by malware pushers.

“It isn’t so much that pornography sites are targeted, so much as the adult advertising networks,” said Malwarebytes.

“The end result of infected PCs is still the same, but as with most forms of malvertising, the websites themselves tend to have little control over which adverts are served to their visitors.”

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