Music service Spotify accidentally displays malware-riddled ads

European music streaming service Spotify accidentally blasted its users with malware within ads.

By Keir Thomas, PC World |  Security, malware, Spotify

All things considered, the safest and most ethical solution is simply not to use any software supported by adverts. Pay up for the ad-free version if possible, or try and find the same functionality elsewhere. For every Skype, for example, there's free Voice over IP software that's ad-free. And if you don't want to use a music-streaming service like Spotify then tune-into an Internet radio station that relies on traditional (and much safer!) spoken advertisements.


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