Thursday, February 5, 2009

You Gotta Know When To PWN 'Em

"Online gambling sites are being hit by hackers who are using botnets that fix the odds to ensure large winnings.

"Guri Geva, regional director UK, Northern Europe and Israel at Radware, claimed that by using scripts, scammers are simulating the actions of legitimate gamblers and gathering information that can be used to increase the odds of winning bets.

"Since the scripts simulate real user behaviour, they are very hard to track by regular security tools and can even be used for money laundering purposes."

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