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FBI: Massive Fraudulent Online Ad Scheme Affected More Than 4 Million Computers

According to the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan, at least 4 million computers in over 100 different countries fell victim to a giant fraud scheme that involved a sophisticated virus that manipulated search results and used online ads to generate fraudulent revenue for the virus’ creators. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara called it a “massive and sophisticated scheme.” The fraud was …

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