A million machines enslaved by MitM Google ad fraud botnet

Better the devil you know as malware replaces Alphabet ads with less sanitary banners.

By Darren Pauli

About a million computers have been enslaved into a newly-identified botnet that is plundering Google advertising revenues, a security trio says.

The redirector.paco botnet steals advertising revenue by replacing a website’s Google AdSense for search results on infected machines with their own.

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Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/