Botnet-Infected Computers Powering Click Fraud

According to new data from ClickForensics, botnet-infected computers are behind the majority of click-fraud attacks against advertisers and publishers.For the third quarter this year, about 43 percent of all fraudulent clicks came from computers within botnets. The figure
is the highest in four years, when Click Forensics began producing
reports. For the same quarter a year ago, botnets accounted for 27.5%
of bad clicks. Read the full story [Jeremy Kirk/IDG News Service]

According to new data from ClickForensics, botnet-infected computers are behind the majority of click-fraud attacks against advertisers and publishers.

For the third quarter this year, about 43 percent of all fraudulent clicks came from computers within botnets. The figure
is the highest in four years, when Click Forensics began producing
reports. For the same quarter a year ago, botnets accounted for 27.5%
of bad clicks. Read the full story [Jeremy Kirk/IDG News Service]

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