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Google acquires Spider.io to combat ad fraud

Ultimately, Google wants to make as iron-clad as possible the relationship between the metrics it provides to advertisers and the actual number of people who are viewing its ads.

By February 21, 2014


Chameleon botnet steals $6M per month in click fraud scam

More than 120,000 Windows-based computers running Internet Explorer 9 are infected in the U.S., researchers say.

By March 19, 2013


'Chameleon Botnet' takes $6-million-a-month in ad money

The botnet has targeted at least 202 Web sites that serve 14 billion ad impressions. The botnet apparently accounted for 9 billion of them.

By March 20, 2013


Possible IE bug would let hackers track mouse moves

Microsoft is investigating a researcher's assertion that all versions of the Web browser are vulnerable to a flaw that allows attackers to track cursor movements on the screen, even if the browser window isn't in use.

By December 13, 2012