Friday, March 13, 2015

AdBlock For The Real World? Sign Me Up

found on failblog

One of the great things about AdBlock in the browser is that it can block a vector through which malware can get on to your computer, known as malvertisements. With the rising use of QR codes in real world ads and the fact that legit QR codes can easily be covered with malicious ones, it seems like real life ads have a similar potential for abuse and maybe that calls for a similar defense.