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Richard Kahn

Rich Kahn is the Co-Founder and CEO of, an ad fraud solution that monitors traffic to identify real users versus bots, malware, and human fraud. Anura is the culmination of more than a decade of fraud detection efforts within digital marketing firm, which Rich also co-founded and owns. Previously, Rich held management roles at Verizon Wireless and Bloomberg, before starting his own internet service provider, First Street Corporation. He co-founded Paid for Surf, an advertising software company, and was the COO of the pay per click advertising network AdOrigin. Rich is considered an industry expert, having over 25 years of global experience with internet technology, digital advertising, ad fraud management, and elimination.
    26 Jun 2019
    Ad Fraud | 3 min read

    How to Determine Ad Fraud with Accuracy

    Ad fraud, the practice of generating profits by fraudulently convertin...

    19 Jun 2019
    Ad Fraud | 3 min read

    Four Ways Ad Fraud is Destroying Digital Campaigns

    Ad fraud can derail a company’s digital campaigns before they even beg...

    25 Mar 2019
    Mobile Ad Fraud | 7 min read

    Hacked at Home: Why You Should Protect Your Smart Devices

    Ad fraud protection for your refrigerator? It might not be as crazy as...

    05 Mar 2019
    Mobile Ad Fraud | 11 min read

    Instagram Hacked? Here's What You Need to Know

    Your Instagram got hacked. Now what?   

    28 Feb 2019
    Ad Fraud | 12 min read

    Ad Fraud 101

    Navigating ad fraud can be tricky and costly. In 2018, ad fraud cost a...

    26 Feb 2019
    Ad Fraud | 5 min read

    Why Blockchain Isn't the Solution to Ad Fraud

      Within the next three years, ad fraud is predicted to hit a yearly l...

    06 Feb 2019
    Mobile Ad Fraud | 8 min read

    Are You Being Ghosted by a Bot?

    Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, and if you’re scrambling to ge...

    30 Jan 2019
    Ad Fraud | 7 min read

    The Dangers of DNA Hacking

    It’s eerie how real-life can mimic a page out of a fictional novel. Lo...

    24 Jan 2019
    Cybersecurity | 8 min read

    Cybersecurity: the Ripple Effects of the Government Shutdown

    The government has been shut down for over a month, making it the long...

    17 Jan 2019
    Ad Fraud | 4 min read

    CES 2019 Recap

    Recently my tech team and I stepped out of the office for a few days t...

    10 Jan 2019
    Impression Fraud | 5 min read

    Verification Stripping: How It Hurts Your Brand

    Ad injection, click farms, cookie stuffing... each a different form of...