The internet is a dangerous place, so much so that browsing popular news websites can lead to your computer automatically being infected with malware, without you even noticing.

The latest victim is perhaps one of the biggest targets yet: The Daily Mail website, which apparently has around 156 million monthly visitors.

The attack was discovered by researchers at MalwareBtyes, and is part of a previous malvertising campaign affecting the Microsoft Azure ad network, which was uncovered by the same researchers earlier this year.

Malvertising is when an attacker uploads a malicious advert to an ad network, which then pumps the dodgy content into legitimate websites.

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