An Exhaustive Review on Detecting Online Click-Ad Frauds

  • Anurag Srivastav
  • Laxmi Ahuja
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 103)


Social media has become a targeted place for hackers and intruders. The problem is that the detection mechanism which we use is not capable of detecting all the click frauds and has not raised the bar to commit click fraud but is very much effective in the long run. Today’s web browsers support a rich variety of web standards in which a click-bot must be implemented to evade the detection mechanism. A click-bot of heavy size will risk itself of being easily detected by the host. This paper will show a brief review of how this system of detecting fraud-ad works and how we can prevent it from happening with us. This paper reviews what different existing techniques can be used in a more effective way and how they function in a given situation and the ways by which we can keep our data safe from these fraudsters.


Fraud-ads Click-bots Detection mechanism JavaScript Machine learning 



Authors express their deep sense of gratitude to the Founder President of Amity University, Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, for his keen interest in promoting research in the Amity University and have always been an inspiration for achieving great heights.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anurag Srivastav
    • 1
  • Laxmi Ahuja
    • 1
  1. 1.Amity Institute of Information TechnologyAmity UniversityNoidaIndia

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