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$14 Million Ad-Fraud *Busted*

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by 420friendly, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. 420friendly

    420friendly Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Ok guys here we go... think twice before using hacker techniques the Fed is watching yo a$$ I have seen people ask about this type of "marketing" my advice stay away ;)

    $14M Ad-Fraud

    Cheers Mates
     
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  2. KlaAz0r

    KlaAz0r BANNED BANNED

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    ouch! but really blackhat
     
  3. jimmytalibs

    jimmytalibs Junior Member

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    damn
    while im trying to hijack at least 10k visitors to my website per month
    some people have 100k computers coming to them daily #Lordhavemercy
     
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    Their problem was that they hijacked government computers and were targeting the IRS website, those two things are a big No-No.

    I doubt the US government would have given a shit if it had just been half a million personal PCs and targeting commercial sites (unless the companies were big enough to lobby them).

    I'm sure there are a LOT more compromised PCs in the US used by different gangs to commit mass fraud that they just don't bother about.

    ~|ChaRoN|~
     
  5. Cerceteaza

    Cerceteaza Registered Member

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    that's pretty impressive :cool::cool:
     
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    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/blackhat-lounge/371041-now-blackhat-14-million-dollar-click-fraud-scheme.html
     
  7. 420friendly

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    From what I understand... the customer would go to some site and the hackers would not change the site in any way... however the ads you see where ads for the hijackers and not the site ads that the sites had in place for themselves. Basically they where using the easy method of ad-hijacking.
     
  8. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin "I'm watching you.." - Apricot Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    do this on a small scale

    won't get cuaght
     
  9. artizhay

    artizhay BANNED BANNED

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    My thoughts exactly as soon as I saw that NASA computers were infected. Who knows what other government computers they infected in other countries. Pretty shoddy job if you ask me.