Krebs on Security: Pay Up, Or We’ll Make Google Ban Your Ads

Krebs on Security: Pay Up, Or We’ll Make Google Ban Your Ads. “A new email-based extortion scheme apparently is making the rounds, targeting Web site owners serving banner ads through Google’s AdSense program. In this scam, the fraudsters demand bitcoin in exchange for a promise not to flood the publisher’s ads with so much bot and junk traffic that Google’s automated anti-fraud systems suspend the user’s AdSense account for suspicious traffic.”

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