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Ad Fraud (3)

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What’s the Best Way to Stop Programmatic Ad Fraud?

Advertising is a crucial activity for any business. Being able to attract new customers, entice existing customers into closing new deals, and even just keep your brand top of mind among your target audience is crucial for maintaining (and growing)...

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How Much Click Fraud Is Acceptable in Your Ad Campaigns?

Risk management is an important part of any business operation—especially since no business workflow is absolutely risk-free. Ad campaigns are no exception to this rule. Every online ad campaign is subject to some risk of ad fraud—whether it takes...

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Who Was the King of Ad Fraud and How Did He Get Caught?

Have you heard of Aleksandr Zhukov, the self-proclaimed Russian King of Fraud? Unless you’ve been closely following ad fraud news, you may not know who the creator of the methbot ad fraud scheme is or why he’s noteworthy.

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Are You Ready to Stop Ad Fraud in 2022?

2021 was a busy year for ad fraud—and there’s every indication that 2022 will be just as busy (if not more so)! Every day, fraudsters concoct new schemes (or modify old ones) to try and steal ad revenue from companies just like yours.

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Why Ad Fraud Is Never Going Away (+ Tips to Fight It)

What is digital ad fraud? Digital ad fraud, or the practice of viewing, clicking, converting, or generating false interactions with any web asset for the sole purpose of earning money (either directly or indirectly), has long been a major problem...

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How Fraudsters Test Credit Card Numbers (+ Fraud Prevention Tips)

E-commerce fraud is quite common. According to credit card processor Shift Processing, credit card fraud was up 18.4 percent in 2018, and that number has continued to climb. 

There are different types of e-commerce fraud, and in order for scammers...

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What Is Device Spoofing? How Is It Different from Domain Spoofing?

There are many techniques that fraudsters will employ to aid in their ad fraud schemes. When fraudsters want to try to hide their illicit activities and make themselves harder to identify, one of the first tactics they’ll resort to is spoofing.

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Is IP Blocking Effective? Why You Shouldn’t Rely On It!

There are many tools and techniques that a business can use to combat the threat of ad fraud. However, not all of these tools are equally effective. In fact, some techniques that businesses have used to fight fraud have proven to have severe...

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Why Do You Need an Ad Fraud Solution to Fight Botnets?

Botnets have long been a problem for companies of all sizes to deal with—and for a variety of reasons. Odds are you’ve read a headline or two about how some massive botnet carried out a big cyberattack against some company or industry and stole a...

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Fraud Detection: Online Survey Scams and How To Spot Them

When consumers are looking to make money, they may be tempted to spend a few minutes filling out an online survey that promises them a sweet monetary reward. However, what many consumers may not know is that the “free online survey” they’re getting...

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