BrandShield’s paid ad/social media ad scam solution

BrandShield’s enhanced paid ad and social media ad protection solution is designed to make sure your company is not a victim of digital scams in advertisements. Our unique solution has been meticulously developed to deliver unparalleled detection and takedown capabilities, ensuring you achieve maximum security on external paid ads and social media ads. Combined with our advanced brand protection capabilities, our paid ad protection solution has become the most effective product on the market.

Common Use Cases:

  • Phishing
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Unauthorized sales

Common Platforms Used:

  •  PPC Ads
  • Social Media Ads
  •  Websites

Why choose BrandShield paid ad protection?

Speed matters

It is key because it will save precious time and resources. It is primordial to identify your most essential burning points and focus on taking them down.

Expanded Website Coverage

Automate constant monitoring of major social media platforms, especially the ones you struggle with the most.

Takedown experts

A proactive detection identifies and answers potential threats before they can cause any damage. It is used to detect malicious activity, phishing, impersonations, and other cyber-attacks.

Tailored program

Utilize in-depth analysis to connect with other scams on social media or otherwise. Finds scam networks and removes them at once.

Advanced Brand Protection

Remove scams and fakes from social media as soon as possible, to prevent the content from being seen or shared by others. This also prevents the forming of scam clusters.

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Scan the entire internet, and not just social media, to make sure you detect the highest amount of social media scams like the ones that are found via a linked website or on mobile apps.

Did you know? Google Ads Edition


Advertisements were blocked or removed by Google for violating their misrepresentation policy.


Advertisements were blocked or removed by Google for violating their financial services policy.


Publisher pages were blocked from running ads because they were violating misinformation policies.

The consequences of paid-ad scams

For your business

  • Revenue loss
  • Reputation loss
  • Customer churn
  • Legal liability
  • Cyber security breaches
  • Decreased campaign performance

For your customers

  • Money loss
  • Account takeover
  • Viral malware spreading
  • Misinformation

What are the benefits of our efficient paid ad protection solution?

Protecting your paid ads is crucial in today’s digital landscape, where they attract significant traffic and financial transactions, making them an enticing target for hackers and scammers.

With constant monitoring, we provide real-time vigilance over your online presence, swiftly detecting any unauthorized or malicious ads. Our rapid takedown capabilities ensure that threats are neutralized promptly. Additionally, our cluster detection technology identifies patterns of potential threats, enhancing your security.

Social media ads and paid ads are famous for targeting customers according to geolocation, attribution, interest, age, profession, gender, and much more. With BrandShield’s solution, take control of the geo-targeting and customization options, allowing you to tailor your ad protection strategy to your unique needs and audience. Trust us to safeguard your digital ecosystem, ensuring a safer and more secure advertising experience.

Google, Bing, and Meta, as major advertising platforms, are not immune to such fraudulent activities and have faced their fair share of ad fraud incidents. To safeguard your advertising investments and maintain brand integrity, robust paid ad protection measures are essential in today’s dynamic and vulnerable online advertising ecosystem.

Common Paid Ad Threats


refers to a deceptive tactic where scammers pay to have their fraudulent online advertisements appear on social media or web pages. The goal is to lure individuals into clicking on the malicious link and unknowingly providing their sensitive information.

Trademark Infringement

occurs when scammers misuse a registered trademark, logo, or brand name in their online advertisements without authorization. This deceptive practice is intended to mislead consumers into clicking on the ads, potentially leading to fraudulent transactions or misleading offers

Unauthorized Sales

This happens when scammers use deceptive advertisements without the permission or authorization of the legitimate brand or business owner to lure unsuspecting consumers into making purchases, often for counterfeit or substandard goods.


In our blog we uncover the ins and outs of paid ad scams on search engines or social media platforms. Learn more about paid ad scams, why they are trending, and most importantly what companies should do to protect their brand including conducting forensic analysis, using AI to take down these scams, and choosing the right vendor.

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Case-study with a leading outdoor clothing retailer

Over the decades, this brand established itself as a qualitative and successful apparel brand. But as the interest in the brand grew, so did the scams. Several trademark infringements and unauthorized sales cases arose, resulting in reputation damage and numerous complaints from customers.

They decided to take a stand against these attacks and contacted BrandShield. In one month, we detected and removed 302 Facebook ads and 411 counterfeit sites. In total, 99.5% of all fake social media ads, posts, and pages were successfully removed.

Be in Control

Gain full control by learning what is out there and what is harmful for your company.

Detect Clusters

BrandShield’s detects ad clusters to remove multiple ads with a click of a button.

Enforcement Experts

Experienced and knowledgeable enforcement managers analyze your company threats to determine efficient course of action.

Best Practices

BrandShield’s best practices are based on our vast experience. Tailored strategy is developed with each customer exclusively to best fit customer needs.

PPC Compliance

Make sure your affiliates do not expose you to legal actions and regulatory fines by manipulating ads and messages.

Advanced Detection

Detect disguised linkages, cloaking, regional, national and cross-border compliance violations.

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