July 2

Assessment:  Two additional active threats have been identified and blocked. 

  • Campaign #1:  Two separate creatives have been hijacked by what appears to be a fraudulent Appnexus "reseller", causing redirects across various Publishers.  Campaigns are heavily targeted towards iPad/Safari and are utilizing the images below.
  • Campaign #2:  Three new malicious signatures have been identified that follow similar patterns of obfuscated code attached to legit creative payloads, driving unwanted behaviors for iPhone users.  Originating DSP for this campaign has primarily been identified as AdMixer.

Additional Details:  To date, 1M ads have been impacted across Ad Lightning's partners.

Examples of Hijacked Creatives:

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