Home Malware Programs Browser Hijackers Servedby.flashtalking.com


Posted: December 5, 2013

Servedby.flashtalking.com is an advertising domain that sometimes is associated with the unintentional delivery of unsafe content and a variety of adware-related issues. Like other advertisement networks with poor histories for security, Servedby.flashtalking.com may endanger your PC by exposing it to script-based exploits that may install threats or try to steal information under false pretenses. A properly protected browser, particularly one backed up by good anti-malware defenses, should be reasonably safe from these attacks, but you still should act to remove Servedby.flashtalking.com adware and other PC threats that cause pop-ups or other symptoms of browser misbehavior.

Why Servedby.flashtalking.com Keeps Talking to Your Browser

With not much to set Servedby.flashtalking.com apart from the many other advertising networks online, Servedby.flashtalking.com was of minor interest to malware experts for previous security compromises that used its advertisements as vehicles for malware attacks. That interest only grew when an adware campaign was found using Servedby.flashtalking.com several years ago. Because Servedby.flashtalking.com is one of multiple advertisement servers used by such popular services as the Yahoo Mail, casual exposure to Servedby.flashtalking.com is extremely likely for many PC users.

Servedby.flashtalking.com adware functions usually utilize the format of a basic banner injection that loads Servedby.flashtalking.com's advertisements in a Web page automatically – even if that page isn't designed to display a Servedby.flashtalking.com advertisement. Pop-ups, pop-unders, interstitial advertisements and other types of browser advertising also may be observed. Although most adware products are rated as PUPs, malware experts also sometimes see adware functions that are associated with high-level PC threats.

Getting Servedby.flashtalking.com to Shut Its Jaw

Setting the associated adware campaign aside, Servedby.flashtalking.com also has some notable attributes of its own that may be of minor concern to anyone dealing with its advertisements. With a delivery method that conceals advertisement loading until the advertisement can be fully displayed, Servedby.flashtalking.com may cause confusion as to which websites call for its advertisements originally (since you may have changed to a different site by the time a Servedby.flashtalking.com pop-up appears). Servedby.flashtalking.com also indulges in basic tracking of Web-browsing behavior that is very typical for advertising servers, although many online privacy advocates would consider Servedby.flashtalking.com unnecessarily invasive.

Perhaps most importantly, there have been incidents involving Servedby.flashtalking.com's advertisements including toxic content, although these advertisements were removed once reported. If you're not in a position where blocking Servedby.flashtalking.com's advertising by default is practical, using other forms of browser security, and particularly anti-malware protection, is a very intelligent way to make sure your PC can't be compromised by lapses in an advertising company's security procedures.

Of course, using anti-malware tools to delete Servedby.flashtalking.com adware or other PC threats causing unnatural contact with Servedby.flashtalking.com advertising simply is a good PC security practice that malware analysts always would recommend.

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