How to Protect Your AdSense Account
How to Protect Your AdSense Account from High CTR FraudGoogle is very strict about their TOC, which become handy to many hackers who don’t want other people to earn money from AdSense. You should learn how to monitor your AdSense reports by analyzing the CTR via Ad Units, Countries, Clicks, Ad Locations and etc. Each of this category can show you different metrics of estimated and current earnings on that present day. Make sure the CTR is are under 5% for all your websites over 1000 page views in total. This may vary according to the number of page views, but make sure they are below 5% for large page views.
People know how to get an AdSense account within 3 days, but never know how to protect it completely. Previously many people have written about protecting an AdSense account from click bombing. But this article is little different, as a new cyber attack on AdSense accounts took place on March 27th 2013. You should act quickly to protect your AdSense account, as Google doesn’t give you any suggestions or warnings to play safe.
Protecting your AdSense account is little tricky, where you have to monitor your AdSense Performance Reports on a close look. If you can find a drastic change in the way you earn from your websites, don’t be happy that you did something amazing today. Check whether your CTR is performing below average, or increasing rapidly with minor changes.
If your AdSense account shows a report of 100% CTR on any particular page, then make sure that Ad unit is not from your Home Page. This is because a group of individuals are targeting only your Home Page ads with help of a custom made bot to take down your Google AdSense accounts. Rumors say that these bots were made to take down the Asian bloggers competition by destroying their only source of income from AdSense. Some other rumors also say that these bots and cyber attacks were done by a leading contextual ad company to take down AdSense competition asap.