The biggest fraud to date, fake pages and a botnet to steal $ 180 million

Every time we hear more about security issues related to the digital data, the clearest example is the Yahoo and its more than 1,500 million stolen accounts. Another example is that DDoS attack that threw some services for several hours, which was related to the security void that exists in some devices Internet of Things.

Today White Ops, company security research is revealing some details of what is considered “the largest and most profitable operation digital advertising fraud to date”. A fraud was carried out thank you a sophisticated network of bots Russians that went unnoticed for more than two months, which meant losses of more than $ 180 million. Continue Reading