Botnet hijacks search results to siphon Google AdSense for Search revenue

by Ginny Marvin
A click-fraud bot dubbed Redirector.Paco attacks when users perform searches from Google, Bing and Yahoo. The malware replaces the legitimate results with those from a Google custom search that includes AdSense for Search ads. Bitdefender, a security firm based in Romania, released a blog post about the botnet on Monday stating Paco has been active since mid-September 2014 a ...Read the full article