Entries by noxbdevmin

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What’s Next for Digital Fraudsters?

The tools we’ve discussed in our previous posts make it easy for criminals to make money online. These criminals generate traffic and sell it. They create websites and put advertisements on it while browsing their own website to have a reasonable click-through-rate. They click on an advertisement to arrive at the landing page and fill […]

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The Bot Fraud Toolbox: Part 2

In our last post, we wrote about a number of the tools in a fraudster’s toolbox that allow their bots to commit fraud right under the nose of your detection service. These bots are basically modified browsers that have a host of add-ons to let them look like something they aren’t. Let’s take a look […]

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The Bot Fraud Toolbox: Part 1

In our last article, we mentioned that bots have a number of tools they can use to trick your detection service into thinking it human – or even a lot of different humans. Let’s take a closer look at the main ones to see how they work to commit fraud. Note, there are SO many […]

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How Bots Trick You: An Overview

How are bots able to blend in with a human audience? How do they appear at the correct geo-location? Bots are small programs that are basically modified browsers (or headless browsers) managed by software that is programmed to let them pretend to be humans by setting their location and assigning them a unique cookie profile. […]

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The Fraud Ecosystem

To help us help you, our development team uses this chart of how lead generation efforts are designed to flow. You’ll likely recognize some or all of the things you do – ads, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, microsites, all the way down to conversions and your ability to reach out. If the person […]

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The Business Case for Fraud

If you’ve ever been to a casino, you’ve probably fantasized about figuring out how to beat the system – some trick, some cheat, some glitch to turn the games in your favor. Many have imagined that, some have even tried, but almost no one succeeds. For the overwhelming majority, there are well-established laws, regulations and […]