Read more below:Researchers have revealed a new malware framework which focuses on bumping up advert impressions to generate fraudulent revenue for operators.
On Wednesday, cybersecurity firm Flashpoint said the framework has been responsible for over one billion fraudulent Google Adsense ad impressions in the past three months alone -- and is also able to generate fake likes on YouTube videos as well as watch hidden Twitch
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and the Yandex browser are all targets on Windows machines. Infected browsers are linked into a botnet which is used to generate monthly income for fraudsters.
Malware framework creates one billion fake Google Adsense ad impressions in only a few months | ZDNet
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Yandex are all targets.
Flashpoint researchers uncovered a malware framework responsible for more than one billion fraudulent ad impressions in the past three months.