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Watch a video that documents Google AdWords attack

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, May 2, 2007
12 years ago2,241 views

Amazing!!
net-security.org/secworld.php? ...

Veky [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

ActiveX. Meaning it works only in IE.
Who uses that anymore? ;-]

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

loll..
though you can download Active X to Firefox...

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

I think Google should restrict what the advertisers add to the displaying URL (the one that's more visible and shown on the bottom of each result). Say, if the ad links to abcd.com/efgh, the displaying URL should only be allow set to be ABCD.com/*/*.

Telling users to use anti-virus software is not enough...
adwords.blogspot.com/2007/04/p ...

JohnMu [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Whenever users can click, they will click :-). Vista's 5 warning dialogs won't stop them from doing stupid things.

It's a bit older, but interesting to watch anyway: benedelman.org/news/111804-1.h ... – take a look at the video at benedelman.org/spyware/securit ...

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Heise Security had some additional details available too, they listed the search terms being used: "BetterBusinessBureau", "Florida Business Opportunity Law" and "Modern cars airbags required".

heise-security.co.uk/news/8897 ...

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