FBI Shuts Down Multimillion Dollar – 3ve – Ad Fraud Operation

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Google, the FBI, ad-fraud fighting company WhiteOps and a collection of cyber security companies worked together to shut down one of the largest and most sophisticated digital ad-fraud schemes that infected over 1.7 million computers to generate fake clicks used to defraud online advertisers for years and made tens of millions of dollars in revenue.

Dubbed 3ve (pronounced “Eve”), the online

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