A huge portion of the web advertising eco-system is based on fraud, according to Spider.io, a company that analyzes web traffic. The company tells AdExchanger that it has detected a massive botnet — a network of computers controlled by malware — that drives bogus traffic and clicks to a group of about 202 web sites:
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As we navigate the brave new world of online advertising, think about your own Web consumption patterns. If you’re like most people, you have a unique style of browsing for news and entertainment. In both your online research and news-gathering, a few basic patterns are likely to emerge: