Google's push to encrypt ads will improve security, but won't kill malvertising
Google plans to serve most of its ads over encrypted HTTPS connections by the end of June, a move that will protect against some ad hijacking attacks and will encourage website owners to enable encryption on their Web properties. However, malicious advertising attacks that direct users to Web-based exploits will still be possible, and because of the new encryption, it will be harder for security researchers to pinpoint their source.
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