FBI busts botnet that made $14M in fraudulent ad revenue

By Jos ¬∑ 4 replies
Nov 10, 2011
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  1. The US Department of Justice has indicted seven people for allegedly hijacking millions of computers and running a massive click-jacking fraud scheme that generated more than $14 million in advertising…

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  2. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Evangelist Posts: 819   +343

    Sounds small-fry compared to the ones Microsoft nabbed earlier this year.
     
  3. Greg S

    Greg S TechSpot Staff Posts: 1,067   +427

    And all that money went straight down the tubes. They should have known better than to even try and infect a legitimate company with malware.
     
  4. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,264   +436

    They will never catch the Russian!!
     
  5. in soviet Russia DNS hijacks you
     

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