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Malaysia Airlines
2014-07-22 04:20:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Fraudulent social media posts and fake accounts have been used by scammers and hackers who are attempting to take advantage of public interest in the recent Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster, as well as friends and relatives still grieving at the loss of their loved ones, various media outlets reported on Monday. According to Matthew Sparkes, Deputy Head of Technology of The Telegraph, some of the “distasteful” social...

2014-06-03 08:43:27

Company announces international expansion with new London office. NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forensiq, an advertising technology company that helps eliminate display fraud, viewability fraud, click fraud and affiliate fraud today announced the addition of Dean Harris as Chief Marketing Officer and Erol Soyer as Managing Director - International. The expansion of Forensiq's executive team coincides with the opening of the company's first international office in London....

Lawsuit Launched Against Google Over AdSense Fraud
2014-05-21 11:12:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Consumer rights law firm Hagens Berman on Tuesday filed a national class-action lawsuit against Google, claiming that the tech giant "unlawfully denies payments to thousands of website owners and operators who place ads on their site sold through Google AdWords." The lawsuit was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California and it alleged that Google abruptly canceled website owners' AdSense accounts, often...

2014-04-07 23:29:37

Platinum Web Marketing ran an experiment and determined that customers who use pay-per-click (PPC) services, including Google AdWords, Yahoo Search Marketing, and Bing Ads, are at risk of being overcharged for fraudulent clicks on mobile devices. Now, Platinum Web Marketing is working with their clients so they are not on the hook for click fraud. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Just when PPC advertisers thought click fraud wasn’t a problem anymore, a Platinum Web Marketing...

2014-03-26 16:23:50

New Guaranteed Time Slot (GTS) Advertising Metric Helps Publisher Triple Ad Impressions, Increase Inventory Served and Increase CPMs by 87 Percent SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebSpectator (www.webspectator.com), the world's only real-time advertising exchange that measures actual "Time Spent" viewing ads, videos or any media component, today announced in-market results from the use of its GTS ad viewability metric at the ad:tech San Francisco conference....

2014-01-30 23:20:24

Online Lead Generation Association LeadsCouncil Names Best In Class for Fraud Detection New York, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 CPA Detective was voted the 2014 “Best In Class” for fraud detection by the members of the prestigious industry group LeadsCouncil. This independent association is committed to best practices in the lead generation space. This is the second year in a row that CPA Detective has won a LeadsCouncil honor. Last year, the firm received the Most Innovative Company...

2014-01-16 04:21:31

LONDON, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Romance scams are a form of online fraud whereby a scammer will assume a fake identity on an online dating site for the purposes of fraudulently obtaining money from unsuspecting users of that dating site. Scamalytics - a security company specialising in the prevention of fraud on dating websites - have identified the most frequently used celebrity photos, stolen by fraudsters, and used across a wide range of unrelated dating...

2013-06-12 23:02:39

Award winning online advertising company, eZanga.com, scores and filters traffic meticulously in real time to detect the behavior patterns of internet users and eliminate all types of fraudulent traffic before the click reaches the advertiser. Middletown, DE (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Over the past ten years, eZanga has provided successful online advertising campaigns for companies of all sizes. In addition to their own fraud filtration technology, eZanga uses third party validation tools,...


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