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Botnet Ad Fraud Will Net Criminals $7.2 Billion in 2016

Posted on January 21st, 2016.

Ad-clicking swarms of computers in their botnets are clicking online ads and faking traffic, enough to the tune of an expected $7.62 billion this year, a study revealed. Here’s a scam that’s seldom heard of. A study by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) along with White Ops, a security vendor has revealed that scamming botnets...