JenSense breaks the story today of a Botnet that is clicking on Google AdSense ads.
It was only a matter of time before someone made a pass at doing this. I would imagine that even with Google’s sophisticated tracking systems for monitoring AdWords campaigns and AdSense publishers that activity such as this would be difficult to detect – especially if done in lower volumes aross a large botnet.
Additional coverage in The Register.
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