Publishers: To Fight Malvertisers, Leave No Pixel Unturned
January 21, 2019
Publishers continue to face increasingly malicious and sexually-offensive ads, from phishing attacks designed to reveal personal information to nefarious ads hidden in images. Publishers need real-time blocking to keep their users and advertisers safe
GeoEdge launches real-time, in-app, ad security solution
January 18, 2019
GeoEdge, which provides ad security and verification solutions, has launched an SDK which blocks of malicious and inappropriate ads in-app, in real time. The company claims it is the digital marketplace’s first such in-app solution.
Geoedge Releases Solution for In-App Blocking Of Inappropriate Mobile Ads
January 16, 2019
GeoEdge presents developers with a mobile SDK that they can integrate directly into the app. It provides, via a web-based console, full reports on all activity the technology observes in the app environment.
How to Defend Against Malvertising Drive-By Attacks
November 27, 2018
The cost of malvertising is huge: A report from ad verification vendor GeoEdge estimated that the threat costs the online advertising industry more than $1.1 billion a year, and anticipated the cost rising another 20–30 percent in 2019
Malicious code hidden in advert images cost ad networks $1.13bn this year
November 16, 2018
The steganographic technique is fast becoming a popular method for fraudsters to dupe legitimate ad networks and spread malvertising across legitimate domains, according to GeoEdge, with a recent string of incidents highlighting the method's capabilities.
Malicious Ads Embedded in Ad Images Gain Traction According to GeoEdge’s Real-Time Blocking
November 15, 2018
Steganography – the Practice of Concealing a File, Message, Image or Video Within Another File, Message, Image or Video – Is a Growing Trend This Year, Being Implemented by Malicious Advertisers Who Insert Their Malicious Codes into Ad Images
Malvertising: redirects hidden in images are growing
November 15, 2018
According to GeoEdge, a company that provides ad security and verification solutions for digital advertisers, malicious code embeds using steganography increased in 2018 with incidents growing exponentially.
GeoEdge upgrades its User Protection Service to include Real-time Blocking
January 12, 2018
With the growth of malicious ads on publisher sites and apps increasing five-fold over the past seven years, GeoEdge, the premier provider of ad security and verification solutions, has upgraded its User Protection Service to include Real-time Blocking.
GeoEdge Builds Real-Time Technology To Block Malware, Offensive Ads
July 12, 2018
GeoEdge, which provides ad security and verification software, has built real-time malware-blocking technology into its platform, allowing publishers to monitor and keep ads that might have malicious code from serving up on their sites
The report is the latest indication that ad fraud continues to plague digital marketing despite efforts to address the problem. In fact, the rate of auto-redirect attacks increased significantly in 2017, according to the GeoEdge report
GeoEdge Launches SpecHub, the Automated Solution for Publishers’ Direct-Sold Campaigns
February 17, 2017
A new solution launched by GeoEdge promises to automate the direct-sold, creative QA testing process for publishers. Designed to make the workflow more efficient, the solution dubbed ‘SpecHub’ allows publishers to test campaigns prior to publication.