Dissecting one click frauds

  title={Dissecting one click frauds},
  author={Nicolas Christin and Sally S. Yanagihara and Keisuke Kamataki},
  booktitle={ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security},
"One Click Fraud" is an online confidence scam that has been plaguing an increasing number of Japanese Internet users, in spite of new laws and the mobilization of police task forces. In this scam, the victim clicks on a link presented to them, only to be informed that they just entered a binding contract and are required to pay a registration fee for a service. Even though no money is legally owed, a large number of users prefer to pay up, because of potential embarrassment due to the type of… CONTINUE READING
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