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Google's Spider.io Acquisition Boosts Anti-Fraud Team Looks to clean up video, display ad activity

Google boosted its anti-fraud detection team by acquiring anti-malware company spider.io. The announcement was posted on the DoubleClick Advertiser Blog this morning. Google said the acquisition of London-based spider.io’s seven-member team…

February 21, 2014, 11:37 AM EST

Alphabird, Digimogul: Tell Us Who's Behind the Botnet The CEO of Spider.io speculates on who is behind a massive Web fraud effort

The Chameleon botnet continues to plague the display advertising industry. It hurts even the most savvy advertisers—fraudulently costing them millions of dollars per month. The botnet also hurts premium publishers, as…

March 21, 2013, 2:48 PM EDT

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