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https://brave.com/malvertising-homeland-security/ "Brave warns US Senate & Congress: foreign state actors can use targeted ads to run code on US government computers, exploiting conventional browsers"

Oh, my. I am so scared. And Brave is of course a knight in shining armor ready to protect our shaken foundations.




I got a virus from an ad on reddit in 2008.

It actually does happen, and I've used ad blocking software consistently ever since.


I am not arguing about possibility of getting virus through ad on browser. My point is that they are using scaremongering in a hope to advance their product. They have no real proof that it is more secure.

As for ads I am using adblock for ages. Not that I got a virus from internet, just do not like seeing ads when not asked.




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