Bahama Botnet - creates new surge in Click Fraud
Always avoid clicking on potentially malicious ads. A new botnet has surfaced that is masking it's true source and appears to be a legitimate source of search advertising traffic.
Bahama Botnet Discovered as Source of Click Fraud Surge
QUOTE: Click Forensics has found an unusually large spike in click fraud traffic coming from a new botnet apparently eluding the filters of search engines, publishers and ad networks alike.
Dubbed the "Bahama botnet," the network of compromised computers is distributing malware while masking itself as a legitimate source of search advertising traffic. According to Click Forensics, links to the malware behind the Bahama botnet were found in Google search results for "Facebook Fan Check virus."