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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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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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Mobile

How Mobile Ad Fraudsters Are Targeting You

Ad fraud is happening right in the palm of your hand, with 50-60% of ad fraud losses occurring in the mobile sphere.  
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Mobile

7 Tips to Avoid Black Friday and Cyber Monday Scams

Buckle up: the holiday shopping season is about to shift into high gear. Black Friday is almost here, the day when retailers who are operating at a loss (in the red) rebound (go into the black) thanks to holiday shoppers who scoop up discounted goods the day after Thanksgiving.    
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Mobile

Holiday Travel: Tips to Safeguard Your Data on the Road

Holiday travel is officially in full swing. AAA projects 54.3 million Americans will hit the road this week for Thanksgiving. For most individuals, they’ll be getting from point A to point B via planes, trains, and automobiles. These modes of transportation will be rife with congestion and delays,...
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Facebook and Election Manipulation: Why To Worry About Auto Login

As we head to the polls today to vote in the U.S. midterm elections, it’s hard to believe it’s been two years since the 2016 presidential election. During the rollercoaster election, social networks were plagued with fake accounts and fake news, all in an effort to sway voters’ ballots.
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Ad Fraud

Dating App Fraud: Why You Need to Swipe Left

Fraud on dating apps is nothing new. Up to 35% of relationships now start online, and the types of conversations typically had on dating sites are perfect for bots. Get-to-know-you questions can be simply answered by programming bots to respond a certain way to specific keywords for questions like...
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Mobile

Fighting Mobile Ad Fraud in the App Age

With an estimated 237.6 million smartphone users in the United States alone, it really shouldn’t be a surprise that mobile advertising continues to thrive. Unfortunately, that also means fraudsters have another money-making channel at their disposal.
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