Fake google ad sends users to scam site

The Sunday Guardian - - & Comment Analysis - IANS

SAN FRAN­CISCO: A fake ad­ver­tise­ment re­port­edly led some users search­ing for “Ama­zon” on Thanks­giv­ing to a scam web­site just be­fore the Black Fri­day shop­ping frenzy. Mean­while, the search en­gine gi­ant has said that the ad­ver­tise­ment vi­o­lated its poli­cies and has been re­moved. The app which redi­rected users to a scam site pur­port­ing to be run by Mi­cro­soft’s sup­port team with a mes­sage say­ing the com­puter was in­fected with mal­ware, ac­cord­ing to CNET.

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