The emerging cybercrime trend of diversifying attack targets demonstrates how criminals are increasingly able to detect and exploit new vulnerabilities.
Malicious threat detection is a critical capability for service providers, businesses and network security vendors allowing real-time identification of URLs and IPs associated with viruses, malware, and other threats with potential to harm to your system.
The cost of a data breach goes well beyond remediation and recovery. Know your risks. Go below the surface layer to assess what’s actually at stake.
zvelo is thrilled that the recently released Gartner Magic Quadrant Report, published August 20, 2019, for cloud-delivered Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) prominently features a number of partners who rely on zvelo’s market-leading web classification and malicious detection services to power their offerings.
In this blog, we identify the five critical infrastructure requirements cybersecurity solutions MUST achieve maximum user protection from malicious threats.
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).
The size and magnitude of the Malware and Ad-fraud bot problem is immense and growing. And, as bots continue to proliferate, there’s important distinctions to point out between Malware bots and Ad-fraud bots.
The ad tech industry has been reeling for the past 12 months over ad fraud and the industry is starting to come to terms with it. But unfortunately, ad fraud is just the tip (albeit, a very costly tip) of the malicious web. The recent malvertising attack on the Yahoo Network is a painful example…
How Ad Networks are Being Used for Scamvertising The Internet age has shown us a myriad of online scams, from get rich quick schemes to winning the lottery, typically originating via an email hook. This is a blind way of distributing scams, since scammers have no way of knowing if the scam is relevant to…
Reports are plentiful of non-human bots gaming the online advertising industry by delivering fraudulent impressions and click traffic, and the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) took note. The IAB released the “Traffic Fraud: Best Practices for Reducing Risk to Exposure” on December 5, 2013, to help online media buyers, publishers and ad networks mitigate the dilemma.
There have been two notable botnets that have cost online advertisers millions of dollars in advertising click fraud in recent weeks. The first botnet, Bamital, was taken down by Microsoft and Symantec in February. A second botnet was later identified and dubbed Chameleon by Spider.io, a security company that specializes in analyzing web traffic. Since zvelo is also in the business of analyzing and categorizing web content viewed by actual users, this story resonated hard with zveloLABS.