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How scammers made ad fraud a billion-dollar criminal industry

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Online ad fraud has become so profitable that malware creators and botnet masters are developing new programs and theft techniques in order to keep making a profit.

No longer clicking: Online ad fraud has fallen in the past year

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Emerging techniques involve over-the-top video distribution to taking advantage of mobile video.

'Methbot' hackers said to be earning up to $5 million daily by video-ad click fraud

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Methbot generated the cash by fake clicks on premium advertising — as many as 300 million a day.

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