Unfortunately, protecting yourself against malicious threats online is constant battle in this day and age. Security researchers and media outlets have a seemingly never-ending list of topics and events to cover—driving a constant pressure and awareness that we’re not safe online.
ISPs, Telcos, device manufacturers, and security vendors go to great lengths to provide their customers’ with online security from malicious and objectionable content (adult, pornography, hate speech, terrorism, cryptocurrency mining, etc.). The industry’s best web filtering (and dns filtering) and parental controls are powered by a global network of over 600 million end users providing unmatched coverage and accuracy of active web traffic and websites. zvelo provides 99.9% coverage and over 99% accuracy for the ActiveWeb. That’s best-in-class website categorization database for OEMs and device manufacturers.
2018 was a wild year for cybersecurity, ad tech, and the internet in general. In this blog, we explore the significant trends and security challenges that are likely to impact us in 2019 and beyond.
Alex Wood from the Colorado = Security Podcast sat down with zvelo President & CEO, Jeff Finn, to discuss zvelo’s background and position in the Information Security space.Details
Category mappings provide flexibility and customization of URL categorization data—delivering advanced control for web filtering, parental controls, brand safety, ad fraud prevention, as well as other applications digital advertising, and more…
Learn about zvelo’s unique hybrid approach to web content categorization and malicious detection. With over 20 years of experience and partnerships with some of the world’s leading anti-virus, MSSPs, and communications companies—zvelo’s next-generation approach achieves industry-leading coverage and accuracy for end users worldwide.
Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining, or Cryptojacking, is the unauthorized use of a user’s device to mine cryptocurrencies. This article covers primary infection methods and tips for identification and prevention of cryptomining malware.
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.Details
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.
The purpose of this article is to provide a quick and easy visual reference the web filtering market segments and to identify where various services are positioned in the market and on the value curve.
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).