Web traffic from a zombie asking for orders from its botnet can look almost identical to ‘normal’ network traffic; the key is to focus on the ‘almost.’
California bans online ticket-buying robots, while ignoring other markets skewed by comment-bots and fake reviews.
Those responsible for taking the network down claim it was responsible for $500 million in losses.
A collection of hijacked PCs is fooling online ad networks into paying for what its servers consider legitimate Web traffic.
Facebook security teams helped the FBI disable the Butterfly botnet.