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Bots

The Ultimate Guide to Internet Bots

Computers are an increasingly vital part of everyday life because they accelerate and facilitate the processing of information -- making lives and labor easier. Technological advancements, however, have also led to the creation of Internet bots. Some of you may be asking, what is a bot, anyway?...
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Ad Fraud

Ad Fraud Secrets That Everyone Misses

Ad fraud, the practice of generating profits by fraudulently converting, clicking, viewing, or generating online interactions, is a challenge not only for the advertisers affected, but also for the entire online marketing industry. This is because ad fraud undermines the trust in online marketing...
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Ad Fraud

The Real Truth About Ad Fraud, And Four Ways It's Destroying Brands

Ad fraud can derail a company’s digital campaigns before they even begin. As brands and companies take their products to market through a variety of channels, digital campaigns make up a greater percentage of the overall marketing efforts.
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Mobile

Hacked at Home: Why You Should Protect Your Smart IoT Devices

Ad fraud protection for your refrigerator? It might not be as crazy as it sounds. But hackers don’t want access to your fridge; they want access to your home network. And the easiest way to get in is through an unsecured home device. 
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Mobile

Instagram Hacked? Here's What You Need to Know

Your Instagram got hacked. Now what?
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Ad Fraud

Ad Fraud 101

Navigating ad fraud can be tricky and costly. In 2018, ad fraud cost advertisers an estimated $19 billion, and that number is anticipated to climb to $44 billion within the next three years. It’s critical for advertisers and publishers to know what is ad fraud, the signs of fraud, and how...
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Ad Fraud

Why Blockchain Isn't the Solution to Ad Fraud

Within the next three years, ad fraud is predicted to hit a yearly loss of $44 billion. A primary contributor to ad fraud’s ability to flourish is the murky, complex digital advertising ecosystem of agencies, platforms, and publishers. Navigating this network is cumbersome, making it easy for...
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Mobile

Are You Being Ghosted by a Bot?

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, and if you’re scrambling to get a date you may find yourself scrolling through Match.com or swiping right on Tinder. Millions of people are doing the same thing, but are all these prospects real people?  
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Ad Fraud

The Dangers of DNA Hacking

It’s eerie how real-life can mimic a page out of a fictional novel. Look around, and much of what you see mirrors Aldous Huxley’s Dystopian novel: Brave New World.  
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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity: the Ripple Effects of the Government Shutdown

The government has been shut down for over a month, making it the longest government shutdown in history. The longer the government remains shutdown, it raises the question: how is it affecting our national cybersecurity? 
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