Guys this is a serious scam that occurs daily. Its not new but many fall for it sadly. Please especially inform senior citizens. Jerry at Barnacules Nerdgasm scams the scammer. If you want to go straight to the fun part head over to the 20 minute mark. Go give him a follow while your on YouTube as well!
Arstechnica reports on this news but basically some big name web pages were hit with banner ads that could infect your system with Ransomware. A form of a virus that holds your data hostage until you pay the criminal their ransom; Normally in bitcoin or other cryptocurrency. Check the source for the full read!