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Forced mobile redirects ads
Publishers lose money on forced mobile redirects.

Publishers lose money on forced mobile redirects.

The most popular forced mobile redirect ads at the moment are: “You won a $1,000 Amazon gift card” or Win an iPhoneX. These types of offers are gain the most attention every year and cause a hassle on mobile devices. The ads become aggressive especially after each new iPhone launch. The developers of forced redirect

What is mobile ad fraud?
What is mobile ad fraud?

What is mobile ad fraud?

Thousands of mobile users are trying to find how they used up over 1 gigabyte in a single day and why does their phone warms up so fast. The answer to that is they are the victims of a malicious application that hacked into users ‘device to consume mobile data and enable ad fraud. The

Malicious Chrome extensions
Malicious Chrome extensions found in Chrome store

Malicious Chrome extensions found in Chrome store

Thousands of users were affected by the discovered new botnet that was delivered via Chrome extensions. (BREX_DCBOT.A. – a malicious extension). The victims would visit sites that were injected with ads and cryptocurrency mining code via bit botnet. The Trend Micro security team has discovered it and named it Droidclub, after the oldest domain used.

How to check ads for abuse
How to check ads for abusive experience violations

How to check ads for abusive experience violations

Online advertising community anxiously awaits the day of February 15 when Chrome will conduct the removal of “misleading ads” from all sites that will fall under the new advertising guidelines and will block all ads from sites that will fail new Google reports. Publishers are concerned with how small the timing window is to fix