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Cryptocurrency Malvertising Campaign Hijacks Users’ Browsers

Another day, another malvertising attack. Cybercriminals are using malvertising to push hard-coded snippets of JavaScript code to mine for cryptocurrencies – right within an unsuspecting user’s web browser. Distribution is being expanded to file-sharing websites and unsuspecting downloaders are getting infected.   The attack is particularly clever in that the cryptocurrency mining is done directly within

Ad Operations (aka “online ad operations”, “online advertising operations”, “online ad ops”, “ad ops”, and “ops” in the trade) refers to processes and systems that support the sale and delivery of online advertising. More specifically this is the workflow processes and software systems that are used to sell, input, serve, target and report on the performance of online ads.

Digital or online advertising is a subset of the advertising industry that references electronic communication promotions and marketing. This can include but is not limited to website display advertising (banner ads or rich media advertising), text advertising, search advertising (paid search results), online video advertising, mobile and device advertising (sms, wap display ads, video, application ads), email display ads and text advertising. These advertisements are a forum of revenue generation for content providers.

Ad operations is typically a department within a digital content publisher, ad network, ad technology provider (such as a rich media vendor or an ad server) or ad agency. They may fall under sales organization, information technology, or may be a separate entity.

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Ad Operations

adOpsBuzz-2017-05-24_1105 The Looming ‘WannaCry’ Malvertising Threat

What happens when a virulent ransomware worm turns to malicious ads as the main infection vector? Unless you’ve been on vacation, you are already aware of Wannacry, the ransomware attack that spread around the world at breakneck speed and caused major chaos at businesses including Telefonica in Spain, Megafon in Russia, the National Health Service

spechub444 GeoEdge Launches SpecHub, an Automated Creative QA Solution to Revolutionize Ad Ops Workflow for Publishers’ Direct-Sold Campaigns

New York, NY (PRWEB)February 21, 2017 February 21st 2017, GeoEdge, the leading ad verification and security solutions provider for online and mobile advertising, launches SpecHub, an automated creative QA testing solution for publishers’ direct sold campaigns. SpecHub automates the direct-sold, creative QA testing process for publishers and dramatically reduces workflow inefficiencies. It transforms and enhances

facebook-iphone-8-18-13 Facebook Is Providing Advertisers With More Transparency, Along With More Video Ad Options

Facebook announced Friday that it will give advertisers more transparency, including an audit by the Media Rating Council, as well as more options for video ads. The social network revealed in a Facebook for Business post that it will provide more detailed information about ad impressions on Facebook and Instagram to its third-party verification partners so that

2016-11-02_1237 The Influence of Digital Advertising on Our Lives

Without digital advertising, 90% of the web wouldn’t be able to exist. (Ok, maybe 90% is an exaggeration, but you get the point.) Digital advertising has been critical to the development of the internet. It’s most significant contribution is so obvious, it’s almost easy to overlook – money. The revenue advertising brings in pays for

digest-logo AdOps Buzz Weekly Digest 8.8.2016

8.8.2016 – Hello everyone. Meet our weekly digest #3 in which we’re bringing to your attention the most interesting articles of the industry and telling you about the most important acquisitions and partnerships of the past week. So let’s get this party started, shall we? The main problem of the video advertising industry. Ariel Napchi,

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