Results for 'click fraud'

Cybercrime | News

Clickjacking campaign abuses Google Adsense, avoids ad fraud bots

January 10, 2017 - Ad fraud is one of many issues that contribute to the ad industry’s negative image these days. Unlike malvertising which affects...

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Cybercrime | News | Scams

Malvertising campaign leads to DoubleClick ad fraud

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...

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News | Scams

Desperate Taylor Swift fans defrauded by ticket scams

May 8, 2024 - When there are not nearly enough tickets for some concerts to accommodate all the fans that desperately want to be there, it makes for ideal hunting grounds for scammers.

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PUPs

Ad fraud

Short bio Advertising (ad) fraud, also called click fraud or click spam, is a practice by bad actors, specifically dubious advertising networks,...

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News

Adult content malvertising scheme leads to clickjacking

April 24, 2023 - Malwarebytes’ researchers have found a malvertising scheme that leads to clickjacking. Clickjacking is a form of ad fraud which is also...

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Threat Intelligence

DeepStreamer: Illegal movie streaming platforms hide lucrative ad fraud operation

March 8, 2023 - This investigation was a joint effort between Malwarebytes Threat Intelligence’s Jérôme Segura, DeepSee’s Rocky Moss and Antonio Torres. Key findings Introduction...

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