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Facebook, Twitter and Google fight off malicious ads

That's it FacebookThe GoogleThe Twitter and AOL, joined in Ad Integrity Alliance, to protect Internet users from malicious online ads. The new co-operative initiative was launched by a non-profit consumer protection organization StopBadware, founded in 2006 to fight malware and aims to keep Internet consumers safe from ads that redirect them to pages of malware Trojan and spyware.

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plans to harness the efforts of its members to detect and remove malicious advertisements by developing and exchanging updates. No one can face the threats of the Internet by itself. So we are working with leading organizations to address the problem, he said Maxim Weinstein General Manager of Stopbadware. By sharing information with police services, hopes to maintain and increase confidence in the "ecosystem"Of online advertising.

In one post, on the official Google blog, only 2011, more than 130 million ads were disabled and 800.000 ads were promoted that promoted counterfeit goods, or spreading malicious software. THE Eric Davis Google's global policy director said that such ads that make it easy to distribute malicious software or mislead users, reduce users' online experience and threaten the confidence in browsing Internet. He also added that this alliance will work actively and dynamically with joint actions to protect users from malicious advertisements.

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