Apr 15, 2016 113 reads by Ritu Sharma

Google announced on AdSense blog that they will impose both automatic and manual actions against publishers who violated Google’s policies and used clickjacking to make users click on an ad without them realizing.

Google’s New Defenses Against Clickjacking

Google said, “Recently we identified “Clickjacking” (aka UI Redress) as an emerging threat to cost-per-click display ads, and we’ve rolled out new defenses to protect advertisers against this threat. Clickjacking is a type of web attack where the appearance of a website is changed so that a victim does not realize they are taking an important action, in this case clicking on one or more ads. ”

Google operations team terminated many accounts that were using clickjacking techniques to trick users. The engineers team built a new filter that filters invalid traffic across display ads automatically.

Google further stated, “This approach delivered a one-two punch to publishers who violated our policies: our operations team, which forms an early line of defense against invalid traffic, cleaned out publishers from our ad systems, while engineers built a new filter as a durable defense to protect against Clickjacking traffic.”

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Ritu Sharma
Ritu from PageTraffic is a qualified Google Adwords Professional and Content Head at PageTraffic. She has been the spear head for many successful Search Marketing Campaigns and currently oversees Content Marketing operations of PageTraffic in India.
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