Companies Face "Brandjacking" Online, Report Says

Corporate brands face multipronged assaults from fraudulent online attackers, according to a report published that quantifies the scope of the most common threats. MarkMonitor, which supplies Internet brand protection services to companies, said its new "Brandjacking Index" found cybersquatting -- in which illicit sites usurp popular trademarks -- false association, phishing and click fraud as major threats.

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