The Accidental Malvertising: A Cautionary Tale of Dynamic Search Ads and Compromised Websites


Published on Nov 1, 2023   —   3 min read

Malvertising has long been a thorn in the side of both users and security experts. Typically, these malicious ads are the result of intentional actions by threat actors. However, a recent incident uncovered by Malwarebytes presents a unique case where malvertising occurred entirely by accident. Intrigued? Let's dive into this peculiar tale that involves Google Dynamic Search Ads, a compromised wedding planning website, and an unfortunate malware bonanza.

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