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One step further towards a better encrypted internet: HTTPS vs HTTP

With its latest release of version 68, the Chrome browser is now labelling as “Not Secure” all HTTP (unencrypted) websites. As stated on their security blog Google explains that: “For the past several years, we’ve moved toward a more secure…

AdSecure adds the detection of the auto-redirect to it’s arsenal

25 July 2018. AdSecure, the ad verification tool used by ad networks, ad operations teams and publishers, today announced that it has added the detection of the auto-redirect to it’s arsenal. The auto-redirect is considered to be an annoying format…

Ad formats & how they can be corrupted: #1 Popunders

In this three part series we look at popular ad formats that can be corrupted with Malware. In part one we look at Popunders.   What is a Popunder? A Popunder is a large format full screen online advertisement. It…

The Importance Of a Secure Ad Platform

Online advertising is a booming industry with over 204 billion dollars spent on advertising worldwide in 2017. Countless websites use advertisements to pump up their earning power and recommend useful products and services to their visitors. But many website owners…

Malvertising and Ransomware

Six questions about ransomware and malvertising with AdSecure’s Product Manager Mathieu Derval.   What role does phishing play in ransomware attacks? Phishing is probably one of the most popular social engineering types of attack.  The objective is to trick someone…

The increasing threat of cryptocurrency miners [Part 1]

Cryptojacking, the practice of exploiting computer’s processing power to mine cryptocurrencies without the owner’s consent or knowledge, appears to be the new Eldorado for cybercriminals after its popularity exploded last autumn.   The idea of in-browser mining started in the…

Meet with AdSecure at MWC 2018

Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organised by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital, Barcelona, 26 February – 1 March 2018.   AdSecure is attending the Mobile World Congress on the…

AdSecure’s latest platform feature scans for Google compliance

AdSecure, the ad verification tool used by ad networks, ad operations teams and publishers, today announced that it has updated its scanning technology to recognise and flag advertisements that are not compliant with Google’s Abusive Experience Report. AdSecure’s latest platform…

3 reasons to use AdSecure’s new Residential IP scanning technology

The AdSecure engineering team has been very busy over the last few weeks, and we are very excited to announce a major product enhancement that will further improve the overall detection of malicious ads. The new feature offers clients the…