McAfee is partnering with Adgregate Markets on a new service designed to keep malware out of ads that appear on Web sites, the companies plan to announce Monday.
Typically, ad networks, advertisers, and publishers have to manually scan advertising content for malware. The Secure Ads service aims to automate that process for them, said Henry Wong, chief executive of Adgregate Markets.
Currently, when staff at ad and publisher networks perform quality assurance on ads, "they are supposed to catch any potential malicious advertising units, but a lot slip through the cracks," he said. "We secure the ad … Read more