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New Ad Fraud Campaign Uses Millions of Domain Names to Bilk...

NoTrove has established a huge infrastructure to make money through click redirection and scam traffic-brokering.

NewVoiceMedia co-founders recognised as innovative entrepreneurs at the forefront of ‘MAd...

LONDON, April 26, 2017 – NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has been recognised in Fresh Business Thinking’s Shift 100 ‘MAd Tech’ Edition, a list of the most dynamic and agile media, advertising and technology entrepreneurs.NewVoiceMedia’s co-founders Ashley Unitt and Richard Pickering were named for being at the forefront of the industry’s revolutionary change; shifting gears to meet the higher... Source: RealWire

RiskIQ Researchers Identify New Threat Actor NoTrove Delivering Millions of Scam...

London, UK – 26 April, 2017 – Earlier this year, RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, reported an eight-fold increase in internet scam incidents that deny the $83 billion digital advertising industry millions of dollars. Now, researchers at RiskIQ have identified NoTrove, a newly discovered and major threat actor that is delivering millions of scam ads that threaten consumers and further undermine the digital advertising industry.A new research report released today, “NoTrove: The Threat... Source: RealWire

10% of Windows 10 machines upgraded to Creators Update; 60% of...

If your phone is in the 40% of Windows devices not supported, you can use Release Preview.

Report: Google will add an ad blocker to all versions of...

The owner of the web's biggest advertising platform is building an ad blocker?

30,000 London gun owners hit by Met Police ‘data breach’

Who gave marketing agency access to super-sensitive address database? London gun owners are asking questions of the Metropolitan Police after the force seemingly handed the addresses of 30,000 firearm and shotgun owners to a direct mail marketing agency for a commercial firm's advertising campaign.…

At $175, this ransomware service is a boon to cybercriminals

Cybercriminals have another easy-to-use ransomware kit to add to their arsenals, thanks to a new variant called Karmen that hackers can buy on the black market for $175.A Russian-speaking user called DevBitox has been advertising the ransomware in underground forums, security firm Recorded Future said in a blog post on Tuesday.  [ Expand your security career horizons with these essential certifications for smart security pros. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld's Security Report newsletter. ]Karmen is what experts call ransomware-as-a-service -- a particularly worrisome trend.

Amateur hackers with little technical know-how can buy access to them, and in return, they’ll receive a whole suite of web-based tools to develop their own ransomware attacks.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Why one Republican voted to kill privacy rules: “Nobody has to...

Republicans encounter angry citizens after killing online privacy rules.

Pewdiepie starts crowdsourced channel on Twitch with new weekly show

YouTube's biggest star looks elsewhere for live streaming.

YouTube won’t put ads on videos from channels with fewer than...

Putting more hoops in place for creators to jump through before they can make money.

Trump move to kill privacy rules opposed by 72% of Republicans,...

Privacy is partisan for lawmakers, but not necessarily for the rest of us.

President Trump delivers final blow to Web-browsing privacy rules

ISP privacy rules are dead as Trump signs repeal instead of issuing veto.