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Inside China's phoney 'click farm':

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by louiszhao, May 15, 2017.

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  1. louiszhao

    louiszhao Regular Member

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    Tiny office uses 10,000 handsets to send fake ratings and 'likes' for boosting clients' online popularity.

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    The footage shows the phones set up in one room. There are lines of the handsets all working on getting through likes to various social media accounts.

    According to the Russian reporter who filmed the set-up, the operation consisted of around 10,000 handsets.

    There are people in the room busy on computers but they do not appear to be working on likes themselves.

    Experts say much of the current digital manipulation is carried out in China and Russia but their influence is felt worldwide.

    See more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...oost-product-ratings.html?ito=social-facebook
     
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  2. hiimanshu

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    Wouldn't it be more efficient to do more emulation?
     
  3. Mikaelo

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    Doubt these were being used to boost likes etc, probably something more hectic.
     
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    Botnet is real :D
     
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  5. louiszhao

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    I think they use those phones to install apps to boost the app's rank.
     
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    That would make a lot more sense.

    It isn't a bad idea haha
     
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    Aren't we doing the same things buying like,share,accounts,email,install,traffic,reviews o_O
     
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    They aren't boosting likes, i have seen this whole setup. people hired to install apps leave five star ratings.
     
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    few days ago someone shared node js monster / huge click farm / adnetwork riping technique which is really easy .
    but this guys are just next level "bulk" fuck** ...

    app install is not that profitable i guess , 10k phone cost is really high . :) .something else it should be.
     
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    apps make shit ton of money, they have cracked the algo they install and run the app for couple of times then leave review so they all show up natural people leaving feedbacks, every phone is connected to different real ip so they all show up and different users, there is alot more to it i don't know the whole drill.

    http://www.cultofmac.com/311171/cra...hinese-workers-manipulate-app-store-rankings/
     
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    Fast way to make money a lot using Adsense lol :p
     
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    WOW this way or that way they did a huge revnue to the phone companies :) despite of likes and clicks ..
     
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    how they do batch control ? batch install , batch like. comment.. there should be a mother tasker ,

    10k process
    1 manager . interesting . i have thought of something , this thing inspired me a lot. :)
     
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    lol :D
     
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    for sure
     
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