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27.06% of Scans Carried out by Adsecure in 2019 Detected Some Form of Malvertising

AdSecure, the innovative cybersecurity company that delivers ad security and ad quality solutions for ad platforms, publishers and app developers, today released its AdSecurity Violations Report for 2019. AdSecure’s online security solution uses a crawler built around modern browser technology, that then analyses ad creatives and landing pages to detect malicious threats, non-compliance and ad quality issues in real-time throughout the advertising flow. For this report AdSecure analysed more than 1 million ad…

Ad Threat Attacks Are Evolving: How Your Strategy Needs to Shift

In the era of digital transformation, every company needs a CISO. In the ongoing war against ad threat attacks, there’s good news and bad news. The good news: Between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday in 2019, the rate of digital ads containing lower-risk malvertising declined to .07 percent compared to 1.25 percent in 2018. The bad news: More than 60 percent of holiday ad threat attacks were far more malicious exploits. Now more than ever, publishers and advertisers must remain vigilant to combat online security threats that…

MarTech Interview with Amnon Siev, CEO at GeoEdge

"When a user visits a publisher, they’re expressing a level of trust in the publisher, and each publisher must repay that trust by providing a safe and clean user experience." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What galvanized you to join GeoEdge? I always found the tech industry very interesting. Growing up in Israel, I watched the Israeli tech companies as they made a huge impact on the Israeli economy and built the start-up nation ecosystem. I knew this is the place I want to be. After completing my…

AdTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements FreeWheel, Innovid, Comscore, fishbat. Majority of Advertisers Used Advanced TV Solutions in 2019, New Survey Finds FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, announced that according to a new survey of over 300 marketers and agencies, advanced TV is being used by the majority of advertisers to reach their target audiences. Among these solutions, OTT/CTV was purchased by the highest percentage…

Malvertising: How It Ruins a User’s Day, and Destroys Their Trust in Digital Advertising

It’s Saturday morning. You have just brewed your first (or second, or even third, no judgments here) cup of coffee, and now you’re lounging on the sofa, checking the local news on your phone. You encounter an ad on the page and suddenly, through no action of your own, you are forcefully redirected through a series of websites at rapid-fire speed, finally landing on a page offering you a $1,000 Amazon gift voucher, as long as you provide them some details, of course. Alternatively, you may have just arrived at your…

Revcontent Becomes a Board Member with the Coalition for Better Ads

Revcontent Recognized as a Global Leader in Ad Quality; Joins Board of Coalition for Better Ads Revcontent, a leading content recommendation network, has joined the Coalition for Better Ads as a Board Member, becoming the first native advertising network to join the board. Advertising helps support valuable free content, robust journalism and social connections across the internet. Consumers, however, are increasingly frustrated with ads that disrupt their experience, interrupt content and slow browsing. Leading…