Tags malvertising

TikTok scrubs ads promoting diet pills, fake apps after Tenable report

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Revelations about the company's apparent moderation misses coincide with acquisition talks.

Scammers are abusing mobile ad networks in an attempt to phish Android app users

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

At least 400 apps in Google’s Play Store are feeding malicious ads into apps through abuse of an SDK.

Ukrainian national accused of spreading millions of malicious ads by posing as a CEO

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

A U.S. Department of Justice indictment does not specify how much money the conspiracy yielded.

Google Chrome introduces new security measures against malvertising

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

Increasingly popular malvertising tactics are being addressed, beginning in January 2018.

Ad industry launches cybersecurity intelligence-sharing organization

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

The Trustworthy Accountability Group says it will take on a new cybersecurity role as the first information-sharing and analysis organization in the digital ad industry.

Both malvertising and ad blockers saw huge growth in 2016

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

Advertising is at the heart of internet business. Malvertising is up, however, and so is ad blocking. Is something going to change?

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