White Ops reports biggest ad fraud botnet found yet: “Methbot” targeting high CPM video inventory

by Ginny Marvin
Digital advertising fraud security firm White Ops released a report Tuesday detailing the exploits of “Methbot,” a new variation on the botnet. The firm says Russian cybercriminals have used Methbot to siphon off $3 to $5 million in video ad revenue from premium publishers every day. The operation targeted high value video advertising inventory, including inventory sold thro ...Read the full article