white ops

Oct 9, 2020

Fraudsters deploy hundreds of retro game emulators to unwitting users in Asia

A collection of hundreds of fraudulent Android apps that were very popular in Asia made ads appear as though they came from major platforms like YouTube to siphon away ad dollars.

Oct 7, 2020

White Ops to rebrand in recognition of 'toxic association of good and bad with colour and race'

Co-founder says the corporate challenge of changing a brand name "is nothing compared to the experience of sustained and systemic racism against Black people".

Jun 10, 2020

Selfie apps riddled with fraud, and brands are inadvertently funding them

In a newly uncovered scheme, fraudsters reeled in mobile users with selfie editing apps, used their devices to call up fraudulent ads, and made it nearly impossible to delete the apps.

Apr 16, 2020

Inside Icebucket: the 'largest' CTV ad fraud scheme to date

EXCLUSIVE: Active ad fraud scheme is biggest witnessed in connected TV to date—and could involve some dodgy publishers.

Oct 24, 2019

Inside ad fraud: What it takes to dismantle a US$5.8 billion enterprise

Tamer Hassan was the lynchpin of a global operation to bring down two of the largest and most sophisticated digital ad-fraud operations in history. In an interview with Campaign, he reveals the inner workings of the ever-evolving threat and how to fight it.