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Bahama' botnet linked to click-fraud surge

Researchers at Click Forensics have stumbled upon a click-fraud botnet using a series of sophisticated redirection tricks to cheat search engine filters.

The cluster of hijacked computers, called the "Bahama botnet" because it was redirecting traffic through hundreds of thousands of parked domains in the Bahamas, has also been linked to the spike in scareware attacks, including the recent advertising server attack against the New York Times.

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