Microsoft Warns of Large Scale Click Fraud Campaign Targeting Gamers


According to Microsoft, a persistent, widespread click fraud effort that targets gamers via covertly installed browser extensions on infected devices is being monitored.

The weekend’s tweets from Microsoft Security Intelligence stated that “[the] attackers monetize clicks generated by a browser node-webkit or malicious browser extension stealthily installed on devices.” Under the moniker DEV-0796, the cybersecurity branch of the IT behemoth is monitoring the threat cluster’s development. Read More…