Pornhub is clean again after a nasty brush with a digital disease earlier this month. The malware abused Traffic Junky, a digital advertising service that Pornhub uses to display ads on its site, and presented users with a fake prompt to update their Google Chrome browser or other software, like Adobe Flash Player. When users went to download that file, they unwittingly downloaded malware. As soon as Proofpoint discovered the virus at the beginning of October, the firm notified Pornhub and Traffic Junky, whom the researchers noted were quick to snuff out the problem.
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Computer Viruses Could Download Porn As Well According to an investigation by Associated Press AP , several instances have emerged in which innocent people have been acknowledged as pedophiles after their relatives or colleagues fell for child porn which some virus had plotted on their PCs, as reported by ABC News on November 8, Actually, pedophiles can exploit these viruses in a number of ways; the easiest one being compelling another person's PC to browse child porn websites, gathering images during the process. Thus, someone else's PC could be forced to store videos and pictures, which could be accessed from a remote location when the computer connects to the Internet, security specialists explained. This could cost heavily to the innocent people who have been tricked by actual culprits. According to AP, all the alleged pedophiles who were accused and prosecuted claimed that they were innocent and that the entire problem had arisen because of certain PC virus.
Since the earliest days of the internet, sketchy porn sites and viruses have gone hand in hand. But a new report by the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows that hackers are using a cheeky new way of spreading malware. In short, they're using porn as a trap, in the hopes that horny web-browsers will stumble into a pit of viruses with one click. Kaspersky's investigation shows that the risks are different depending on how you're browsing for porn.