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‘Hijacked’ Phones Committing Ad Fraud Unbeknownst To Owners

Posted by Fraudlogix on Sep 5, 2017 11:55:00 AM

Maybe you’ve heard of hijacked devices – the term is often used by security firms - and envision computers gone wildly awry with helpless users locked out and no longer in control. While this scenario plays well for cinema, the truth is that any computing device – whether it’s a cell phone, laptop, desktop, or tablet – can be hijacked without the user knowing. And once highjacked, a smartphone for instance, can contribute to the $6.5 billion yearly ad fraud problem from a back pocket.

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Topics: Ad Fraud, Mobile Ad Fraud, Bots, Malware, Hijacked Devices