The rise of programmatic online advertising has brought unprecedented growth and opportunity to the online advertising industry. Online publishers can expand their ad revenue by tapping into larger ad networks and serving ads to a wider audience of their online publications. This growth has not come without its risks as cyber criminals take advantage of the sophisticated targeting possible within the digital advertising ecosystem to conduct fraud, inject malicious malware through ads, and hijack advertisements to steal revenue.
Webhawk leverages covert, web-scale infrastructure that mimics all possible user environments to trigger the true behavior to detect online advertisement violations. With Webhawk you get real-time visibility and forensic information that enables you to deactivate malicious ads and maintain trust across your network, supply partners, and publications.
Our proprietary URL scanning and crawl data collection techniques web pages and mobile apps. This results in a comprehensive curated blacklist of malicious advertisements from across the internet. This allows customers to vet new sources and prevent malicious content, including malware, hijacking, and ad-injection across their ad infrastructure.