What are some of the latest campaigns currently circulating in the wild?How are cybercriminals monetizing the hijacked traffic?The pair dated in February 2013 and dated on and off for the remainder of the year.Wolfe says her relationship with Mateen ended for good when he became “verbally controlling and abusive.” That included Mateen repeatedly calling Wolfe a “whore,” including in front of CEO Sean Rad, and Mateen telling her that he was taking away her co-founder title because having a young woman with that title “devalues” the company.Scribd, a site for sharing documents, is coming out of private beta this morning with a fresh Angel investment of 0K on top of their original Y Combinator nest egg of ,000.
The search bar allows you to look for a particular read, or you can scroll (or flick, if you are on your phone or tablet) through the catalog of books by category, publisher, or best-seller.
Are they basically redirecting to the landing page of an affiliate network, earning revenue in the process, or are they serving malicious software to unsuspecting and gullible end and corporate users?
Let’s find out by profiling a currently active blackhat SEO (search engine optimization) campaign at the popular document sharing web site Scribd, currently using double monetization of the anticipated traffic, namely, redirecting users to a dating affiliate network, and serving malware in between.
Screenshot of the bogus video screen displayed when viewing a sample document used in the campaign: Screenshot of sample blackhat SEO friendly bogus content created by the cybercriminals hijacking legitimate traffic: Let’s profile the dating affiliate network vector.
Some of the generated videos basically redirect to the dating network Find and Try.