Click Forensics has released the second quarter results for 2008, showing a slight drop in the estimated click fraud. Last quarter, Click Forensics reported a 16.3 percent rate, and they are now reporting a 16.2 percent rate for Q2 of 2008. However, the rate is up from a year ago, which was a 15.8 percent rate in Q2 of 2007.
The main number that stood out was that "traffic from botnets was responsible for more than 25 percent of all click fraud traffic in Q2 2008," said Click Forensics. Click Forensics believes the botnets increase was the reason why the click fraud rate did not drop more [...]
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