The fraud landscape within the mobile user acquisition space is very complex with many sophisticated attack techniques involved. In this blog post, we will cover the tools and techniques used by fraudsters and why it's difficult to detect them.
This blog post is part one of a two-part series that details the UA fraud problems in the mobile app industry. The series highlights the impact of the fraud problem, the tools and techniques fraudsters use and why UA fraud is getting harder to detect.
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