Methbot “Russian Cybercime”


The biggest names in U.S. media and brand name advertising are losing millions in advertising dollars on a dally basis due to a Russian underground of cyber criminals. This operation in particular targets video ads by producing massive volumes of fraudulent video ads through the misappropriation of various parts of critical Internet infrastructure then targeting premium-advertising space. As revealed by security experts, a new and very successful click fraud, as perpetrated by Russian cyber miscreants, has resulted in the loss of millions of dollars on a day-to-day basis. Continue reading