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Major Ad Fraud Operation “3ve” Taken Down Thanks to Industry Collaboration

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes The Department of Justice this week announced and unsealed charges against eight individuals involved in a massive digital advertising fraud network. Led by the FBI with assistance from a number of companies in the cybersecurity and ad tech industries, “Operation Eversion”, as it has been dubbed, followed and seized infrastructure belonging to the “3ve” ad-fraud scam network.

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Homograph Attack | Internationalized Domain Name Attack

What is an IDN Homograph Attack and How Do You Protect Yourself?

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes An internationalized domain name (IDN) homograph attack is a method of deceiving computer users about the remote computer they’re communicating with. It exploits the fact that many characters are homographs, meaning they look alike. Homographs allow a malicious party to create an IDN that appears very similar to an established domain, which can then be used to lure users to the new website.

Anatomy of a Full Path URL | Protocol, Hostname, Base Domain, Path, ETc.

The Anatomy of a Full Path URL: Hostname, Protocol, Path, and More…

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes In a previous blog, we explored the important differences between base domains and full path URLs. In this post, we wanted to take a step back and cover the basics—the individual structural elements of a URL (Uniform Resource Locator).

9 Tips to Improve Security Against Mobile Phishing

9 Tips to Improve Your Organization’s Security Against Mobile Phishing Attacks

Estimated Reading Time: 11 minutes Over the past several years, there’s been a significant increase in mobile phishing attacks—particularly targeting enterprises. In this blog, we cover 9 tips and strategies to improve your security against mobile phishing attacks.

2018 Stripe Phishing Scam - Fraudulent Login Landing Page

2018 Phishing Campaign Against Stripe Payment Processing Users

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes Over the years, cybercriminals have deployed increasingly sophisticated scams to deceive users of payment processing systems—particularly small and medium sized business owners—into compromising their accounts by unknowingly divulging account credentials. Here’s an example of a recent phishing campaign from Fall 2018 targeting Stripe users.

2018 Apple ID Phishing Scam

Increase in Mobile Phishing Scams Targeting Apple ID Users

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes A trend forming among newly identified phishing URLs shows bad actors sending fraudulent emails informing Apple ID users of outdated Apple ID information or problems with billing. The emails and internal links attempt to deceive Apple ID users into “verifying” account information. When the user proceeds to log in, the form handing over access credentials to their accounts.

Secret To the Market's Most Accurate and Comprehensive Web Categorization Service

Secret to the Market’s Most Accurate and Comprehensive Web Categorization Service

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Over many years or testing, trial and error, zvelo ultimately determined that a human-machine “hybrid” approach to classification produced the best outcomes. The Human element provided the verifications necessary for the highest levels of accuracy, while machines (ie. AI/ML models and calculations) provided the scaling necessary to deal with the incredible volumes of new URLs and content being published at an increasing rate.