I wrote a comic book! Based on the Satori team's takedown of the VASTFLUX ad fraud operation, we told the story of how they did it in the best way possible. It was a hit in the industry!
How the VASTFLUX Takedown Benefits Programmatic Players
HUMAN kicked off 2023 with the largest private takedown ever with the disruption of the ad fraud operation we dubbed VASTFLUX. Here I simplify what happened.
Keeping Music HUMAN with Modern Defense Strategy
Ghostwrote a blog with HUMAN CTO about a bot service that compromised a very popular streaming service (wink wink nudge nudge) and the hackers being sad we stopped them. Oops!
Giving Fraudsters the Cold Shoulder: Inside the Largest Connected TV Bot Attack
She can do reports, too! I wrote about ICEBUCKET, the largest CTV attack to hit the advertising world. Pour yourself a bucket of ice, and learn about this wild investigation.
BADBOX, PEACHPIT, and the Fraudulent Device in Your Delivery Box
HUMAN's most recent ad fraud investigation included an out-of-the-box scheme originating from China. Here's everything you need to know.
WEBINAR: Show Me the $$: E-commerce Holiday Fraud
I spoke to a member of the HUMAN Detection team to learn about threats to e-commerce during the holiday season and how we can give fraudsters coal this year.
Show Me the $$: Account Fraud
Show Me the $$ is a series I started to explain different threat models using some fun storytelling! This one is about trying to get tickets to a concert, but bots snatch them up. How do they do it so fast? Find out.
Bringing the Cats Back to Cats On Broadway
Let's lighten things up, shall we? Here's some satire that was published in The Haven. Check it out right meow.
What We Learned at Cannes
Cannes isn't just home to the film festival, it's also the ad industry's playground. In this piece, I dive into what we learned this year at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Cue the rosé.
WEBINAR: Show Me The $$: VASTFLUX
In this interview, I chatted with the head researchers behind the takedown of the VASTFLUX ad fraud operation. Learn something with me!
The Difference Between Fraud & Non-Fraud
This is a spicy one! In response to a a WSJ piece on a major discrepancy in Gannett's ad ecosystem, I wrote a piece explaining what could've happened and the lessons learned.
What You Need to Know About Sea Monkeys
Probably the most bizarre piece I've written to date (and that's saying something), here's a weird emoji-filled fever dream about why you should buy sea monkeys. I too can't believe I was paid money to write this.