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click fraud

n
(Computer Science) computing repeated clicking on an online advert for fraudulent purposes, esp to charge the advertiser for fictitious traffic to their website
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Clickfraud The use of an automated process to click repeatedly on an online advertisement in order to gain undue revenue from the organiser.
These include Banking Trojans, Ransom Trojans, Credit Card Key Loggers, BitCoin Miners, DDoS Botnets and Clickfraud.