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Hidden click fraud botnet uncovered

Microsoft says that the Mevade botnet, which recently spiked traffic on Tor, is actually a variant on an older click fraud botnet that has been flying under the radar for 2 years

September 27, 2013 by

Microsoft strips software pirate of $90k

Software giant Microsoft yesterday revealed it had successfully prosecuted a Queensland man who was selling counterfeit copies of the company's software packages, with a judge this week ruling that the defendant would have to pay Microsoft $90,000 in civil damages, and the man also pleading guilty to several dozen counts of fraud.

June 29, 2011 by

Hey HP and Oracle; the kids can hear you fighting

Trash talking your competitors is nothing new (Apple and Adobe have been at it for a while, with Google joining in on occasion), but we've had an ugly spate of it this year - from Google derailing the Future of Search event by accusing Bing of copying (and Bing's Harry Shum drily snarking back by accusing Google of click fraud) to (notice a pattern?) Google pre-empting Nokia's deal with Microsoft by repeating a Nokia insult to Siemens and Benq.

April 1, 2011 by

Digg trumps Google

Google and click fraud, Google vs. Microsoft, Google and Privacy, Google Diversification…all topics I probed this year, and all represented among the top ten read posts at my Digital Markets Blog in 2006.

December 21, 2006 by

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