September 25, 2015

Episode 42: Apple Store Gets Infected and the Growth of Malvertising with Malwarebytes

The Apple Store experienced one of its largest compromises ever with XcodeGhost. China once again is in the news with another report tying economic espionage to the country. The OPM breach continues to get worse. More malvertising and other vulnerabilities were discovered. And a variety of companies faced fines and legal action including Comcast, LinkedIn, AT&T, and others.

This week’s guest is Jerome Segura, senior security researcher at Malwarebytes, and we chat about the growth of malvertising, how it affects advertisers and publishers, and what, if anything, can be done to stop it. The interview starts at 22:30.

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