Numlock News: December 18, 2020 • Sherry, Po…

By Walt Hickey Have a great weekend! Frauds Oracle says it found a sophisticated case of ad fraud in streaming television that they’re calling StreamScam, a fascinating new development that means I now know one thing that Oracle does as a company. The operation fooled marketers into paying for ads that were never seen by actual viewers on their devices by using thousands of servers to impersonate SSAI servers, which are the real tech that puts ads in streaming programming, by pretending to be legit IP addresses and apps, spoofing 28.8 million fake IP addresses, 3,600 apps and 3,400 TV device models. Oracle pegged the haul of the scam at around

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