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Digital Advertising Under Increasing Threat from Bots

Trend Summary: The US Association of National Advertisers reports that marketers are experiencing a billion-dollar bot problem.

Internet robots (bots for short) are notorious for running illicit automated tasks over the internet – with digital ads being especially vulnerable to bot fraud.  36 more words


Looking and listening this week


Before I talk about things I saw and heard this week, I want to talk about something that made me see red.

It started with a pretty innocent email via a LinkedIn account from a recruiter offering to review my resume for free. 311 more words


Full Show 11/27/14: Muriel Anderson, Dr. Patrick Crispin and Suzy Bogguss

Steve and Johnnie talk Thanksgiving leftovers, tech gifts with Dr. Patrick Crispin and upcoming local music with Muriel Anderson and Grammy Winner Suzy Bogguss.


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Fraud Surge Threatens Online Ad Industry

Trend Summary: Brands are increasingly shifting adspend from traditional media to online platforms which are difficult to monitor and vulnerable to fraud.

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Email ID hacked, Rs 1.13 crore withdrawn from NRI's account

MANGALURU: A Canada-based NRI has lost Rs 1.13 crore from his account with a bank in Manipal after hackers made their way into his email account and got the money transferred to two of their accounts overseas, according to a complaint lodged with the police. 41 more words


Protecting Against Financial Fraud Online

Buying and selling online has become one of the most common ways for consumers to secure the items they’re looking for. From cars to firearms, fine art to snowmobiles, online classified websites and auction platforms are no longer the purview of only the most tech savvy users. 499 more words

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How to recognize and avoid online phishing scams

TORONTO – Canadian consumers who have shopped at the Home Depot should keep a watchful eye on their inbox.

The company said Thursday that the hackers responsible for stealing 56 million debit and credit cards between April and September also got a hold of 53 million emails addresses. 576 more words