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Spider Locates Chameleon Botnet Munching On Click Fraud Revenues
2013-03-20 18:49:36

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online UK-based Spider.io has identified the Chameleon botnet, a network of over 120,000 compromised machines in the United States. Spider.io, an organization that identifies and measures human website activity and was formed at the Imperial College of London, estimates the botnet costs advertisers roughly $6.2 million a month for ad impressions served to infected computers. The Chameleon botnet is not the first of its kind. Microsoft...