Results for "click fraud"
Click fraud is the practice of artificially inflating statistics of online advertisements by using automated clicking programs or hitbots.
Synonym: Pay-per-click fraud
See also ad fraud
January 10, 2017 - Ad fraud is a billion dollar problem for advertisers. When real users are tricked into clicking on ads they can't even see, (almost) everyone loses.
June 6, 2016 - Malvertising isn't only used to infect users via drive-by downloads or to deceitfully push fake software updates. A campaign currently going on via the TrafficHolder adult ad platform leverages the promise of raunchy videos to lure people into ad fraud. The trick is simple and yet effective. While browsing, users are automatically redirected to what appears to be YouTube for adult content.
September 23, 2020 - In a recent campaign, phishers were seen taking advantage of user trust on KnowBe4 and stealing their work email credentials.
August 27, 2019 - We look at recent research exploring the threat of clickjacking, along with other solutions considered by site owners and analysts for protecting users against these online attacks.
November 28, 2018 - Malwarebytes joins the fight against ad fraud in one of the largest take down operations in recent history.
September 12, 2018 - There's a new kind of fraud out there, and it's after organizations that have embraced omnichannel, a strategy that focuses on improved user experience. We take a look at what omnichannel is, the kinds of fraud that can affect businesses using this approach, and how they can protect themselves—and their clients.
July 19, 2017 - We catch up with a small player in the exploit kit scene.