Google launches anti-fraud tool for programmatic ad buying

Google Inc. has launched a new tool aimed at protecting advertisers from buying fake impressions – targeting a problem that has plagued the programmatic ad buying space. The search giant announced today it

Published on: November 11th, 2014 Candice So

Bahama botnet takes infected PCs to fake Google page hosted in Canada

The Bahama botnet, a sophisticated network of compromised computers that is wreaking click-fraud havoc among advertisers, is also snatching away Web traffic and revenue right from under the nose of mighty Google, Click

Published on: October 13th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Foxy ‘Bahama botnet’ causes surge in click fraud

A new botnet has caused a sharp spike in click fraud because it is skirting the most sophisticated filters of search engines, Web publishers and ad networks, according to Click Forensics. The company,

Published on: September 21st, 2009 Juan Carloz Perez and Joaquim P. Menezes