Amazon Sues to Stop Fraudulent Text Scams

Amazon has announced it is launching a lawsuit to tackle text scams that purport to be from the e-commerce giant.

Google Expands Advertiser Identity Verification Policy

Google has announced it is expanding its advertising identification policy in an effort to improve transparency.

Symphony Technology Group Buys RSA From Dell Technologies

RSA currently has 12,500 customers and provides “risk, security and fraud teams with the ability to holistically manage digital risk, including threat detection and response, identity and access management, integrated risk management and omnichannel fraud prevention.”

Beware of Watching ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ On Streaming Sites

While it may be tempting to watch the latest Star Wars installment from the comfort of home, the International Business Times (IBT) is warning that doing so could be dangerous. According to the IBT report, security firm Kaspersky Labs has…

It Would Take You 25 Years to Look At All The Bad Ads Google Killed Last Year Alone

Google says it has a global team consisting of over a thousand people specifically dedicated to fighting bad ads. Over the course of 2015, those people (along with Google’s technology) disabled over 780 million ads that violated Google policies. To…

DoubleClick Adds Payment IDs to Ad Exchange For All Buyers

Google’s DoubleClick announced that it is currently in the process of applying for TAG Registration and that its version of Payment IDs is available in the DoubleClick Ad Exchange to all buyers globally. This is an effort to support the…

Wasn’t A Man Supposed To Be Eaten Alive By A Snake?

Back on November 5th, Discovery Channel uploaded a video titled “Eaten Alive Sneak Peek”, which glimpsed at the promising voyage of a man seeking to be eaten alive by an anaconda. “We’re gonna get me inside of a snake,” said…

Penny Stocks: Will They Make Or Break You?

Are you familiar with the phrase, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is?” If not, allow me to introduce you to the perilous penny stock. The penny stock is a popular choice among con artists looking…

ComScore Buys MdotLabs To Battle Non-Human Traffic

ComScore has acquired MdotLabs in a move aimed at battling fraud in online advertising, or as the company puts it, to “augment its non-human traffic detection methods.” MdotLabs specifically uses its technology to identify bots, click farms, pay-per-view networks, and…

Phaedra Parks’ Husband Gets 8 Years in Prison

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Phaedra Parks’ husband Apollo Nida was handed an eight-year prison sentence by a federal judge for defrauding over 50 people of roughly $2 million over a four-year period. Nida, who had spent time behind bars…