LAB launches new method to aid in the detection of potentially vulnerable people online

LAB launches new method to aid in the detection of potentially vulnerable people online

Digital agency LAB, part of the LAB Group of agencies, has announced the launch of a proprietary method to identify vulnerable customers online. The Intra-Browser Vulnerability Assessment (IBVA) assesses the likelihood that a customer is vulnerable, based on their behaviour within a purely digital transaction – such as the purchase of a personal loan or investment product.  LAB developed the […]

YouTube in talks to stop serving ads around videos aimed at kids

YouTube in talks to stop serving ads around videos aimed at kids

YouTube is reportedly in talks to stop targeting ads around videos kids are likely to watch, a decision it hopes will assuage the US Federal Trade Commission. The move would bring about an immediate dip in ad sales for the streaming service, which is already facing a multi-million dollar fine for potential previous breaches of the […]

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones

Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its purchase of American parts and software. Customers who already have Huawei phones will still be able to use […]

Protecting children online: we all need to do more

Protecting children online: we all need to do more

There is an epidemic brewing in today’s connected world. Children’s open, unchecked use of the Internet is leading to a shift in young people’s social interactions, often to the detriment of their mental health. Much like global warming, the world may not see the scale of the problem until it is too late. Allowing open […]

Telecom and Media Firms Selling Data Are Facing Backlash

Telecom and Media Firms Selling Data Are Facing Backlash

Data privacy battles are heating up now that a group of US senators have asked regulators to investigate how telecom firms sell people’s location data. Earlier this month, Vice’s Motherboard reported that bounty hunters could pinpoint a person’s cellphone after obtaining location data from data resellers. The report led 15 US senators to call for an investigation into […]

MoPub announces traffic quality partnerships with Pixalate and DoubleVerify

MoPub announces traffic quality partnerships with Pixalate and DoubleVerify

MoPub announced that they are partnering with two of the industry’s leading MRC-accredited vendors in mobile IVT-management, Pixalate and DoubleVerify. “Partnerships are crucial to the effort. We believe that MRC-accredited vendors like Pixalate and DoubleVerify offer the expertise, technology, data integrity and service needed to help us keep a clean exchange for the trillions of ad requests […]

DoubleVerify and InMobi Unite to Combat Mobile App Fraud

DoubleVerify and InMobi Unite to Combat Mobile App Fraud

 DoubleVerify, a leading independent provider of marketing measurement software and analytics, announced a partnership with InMobi, a global provider of enterprise platforms for marketers. As part of the partnership, DoubleVerify will provide always-on fraud filtering and measurement for mobile in-app advertising campaigns across the InMobi Exchange globally. The integration with InMobi covers pre-bid targeting for all […]

APAC mobile ad fraud poised to hit US$56bn by 2022

APAC mobile ad fraud poised to hit US$56bn by 2022

Total APAC mobile ad fraud is expected to cost advertisers US$56 billion by 2022, up from $19 billion this year, according to a new study by ad fraud specialist TrafficGuard. This was outlined in a new white paper titled “Addressing Ad Fraud through Multipoint Analysis & Machine Learning” which delved into the complexities of ad […]

Natterbox takes PCI compliance further with new automated payment system

Natterbox takes PCI compliance further with new automated payment system

Natterbox, a leading provider of global voice cloud services, has announced that it has fully integrated a highly secure, automated credit card payment service which meets the strict PCI DSS standards into its telephony platform. The new service, developed in partnership with the market leader in secure voice payment services for business, PCI Pal, offers […]

Nearly half of enterprise brands believe they are at risk of a website data breach, according to Ensighten

Nearly half of enterprise brands believe they are at risk of a website data breach, according to Ensighten

Ensighten, the global leader in data security, governance and omni-channel data management, unveiled research showing that nearly half (46%) of enterprises believe they have a probable (or greater) risk of a website data breach. 15 per cent of enterprises also admitted that they have a definite, known risk. 67 per cent have not evaluated, considered, […]