Cybersecurity Firm Finds Increasingly Complex and Common Malware Inside of Ad Networks

Devcon says it's found several polyglots

Hackers' attacks on ad networks are evolving. Getty Images

A cybersecurity firm says it’s uncovered an experimental and more complex form of malware than previously seen inside of several major ad networks, potentially signaling that mainstream hackers are looking to target the ad-tech ecosystem beyond siphoning revenue.

@martyswant Marty Swant is a former technology staff writer for Adweek.