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    ABW Ambassador Georgie Peri's Avatar
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    Exclamation $14m in Ad-Fraud!
    $14 million in Ad-Fraud and over 4 million computers hijack worldwide!!

    Net Bandits Charged In $14 Million Ad-Fraud Case | Fox News
    OpA! Giasou Ti kanies!

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    January 18th, 2005
    Good article. They do it on my site all the time somehow. Glad they got busted.

    The defendants "engaged in a massive and sophisticated scheme that infected at least 4 million computers located in over 100 countries with malicious software or malware," the indictment said. "Without the computer users' knowledge or permission, the malware digitally hijacked the infected computers to facilitate the fraud."

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    Very interesting articles. Thank's for sharing them.

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    This very reason is why I am extremely skeptical to add download and toolbar offers into my network...... I have not had to deal with it yet but I imaging that if a network hosts software that ends up bombing consumers for millions could be held in contempt for accessory. **shiver**

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