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Bots (3)

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Why Bot Detection Is Critical for Protecting Online Ad Revenue

Ad fraud is a major concern for any company engaging in online marketing. Every day, fraudsters target online marketing campaigns of all types and try to illicitly squeeze as much money as they can from them before they’re caught and have to...

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How Do Form Bots Work? (+ Ad Fraud Detection Tips)

Here’s a scenario that we see all too often: A company launches a brand-new ad campaign to promote their products and services. To spread their reach as far as possible, the company partners with a lot of different ad platforms, social media...

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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 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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​​Why Do Fraudsters Use Bot Programs on Affiliate Campaigns?

It’s a story the Anura team has heard time and time again: A company launches a massive affiliate marketing campaign and, at first, everything’s working well. They generate a few leads from the campaign, it looks like the return on investment is...

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Top 6 Signs of Bot Fraud to Watch Out For

For any company running online advertising campaigns or partnering with affiliates to promote their products and services, bot fraud is a major concern. What is a bot, and what does it have to do with fraud?

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What Is a Botnet? (+ Botnet FAQs)

Bots, or automated programs that are designed to carry out specific tasks, are a core part of modern technology. “Good” bot programs do things like help search engines crawl websites to populate your Google searches or automate boring and repetitive...

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What Does Google's App Purge Mean for Ad Fraud & Affiliate Marketing?

In early 2020, tech industry giant Google announced that it was removing 600 apps from the Google Play Store and banning the app makers from Google AdMob and Google Ad Manager for “violating [Google’s] disruptive ads policy and disallowed...

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Botnet Detection 101: Everything You Need to Know

Cybercriminals, fraudsters, and scam artists use a wide variety of tools to turn an illicit profit from their victims. One of the most common tools that corporations face is the dreaded botnet attack.

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Beware of Form Bots (+ Top Tips for Bot Detection)

To sustain consistent growth, businesses need to gain leads and add new customers. Affiliate marketing campaigns draw on networks of people to help promote a company’s goods and services. Sometimes, the merchant is the one bringing on the...

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