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#Cyberculture Anonymous’ Barrett Brown is back! – “Inside ‘Methbot’: The massive Russian cybercrime operation stealing millions from advertisers….

In Uncategorized on December 23, 2016 at 12:51

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After four years in prison, Anonymous’ rabblerousing information activist is back with a new plan to restart his radical muckraking.

 

Security experts have uncovered what appears to be the biggest and most profitable advertising fraud scheme known to date.

Methbot: a $3M-$5M/day video ad-tech fraud

White Ops, a security firm, has published a detailed report on a crime-ring they call “Methbot” that generated $3M-$5M by creating 6,000 fake websites to embed videos in, then generating convincing bots that that appeared to watch 300,000,000 videos/day — running virtual instances of various browsers (mostly Chrome) on virtual machines running MacOS X, from a huge pool of IP addresses that they

Trump’s policies on net neutrality, free speech, press freedom, surveillance, encryption and cybersecurity

 

Three posts from the Electronic Frontier Foundation dispassionately recount the on-the-record policies of Trump and his advisors on issues that matter to a free, fair and open internet: net neutrality; surveillance, encryption and cybersecurity; free speech and freedom of the press.

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary http://ift.tt/2hP57Us

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