Affliate Advertising Fraud and an Investigatory Fraud Framework

Miehling, M., Buchanan, W., Lawson, A. (2011). Affliate Advertising Fraud and an Investigatory Fraud Framework. In: (Ed.) CyberForensics 2011, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Glasgow: . .



This paper outlines the details of a real-life scam, which involves creating fraudulent Web sites which pretend to sell goods, but are actually used to perform click-through crime or use identity fraud to claim commission on the sale of goods. It involves an investigation of real-life investigatory data, which outlines the methodology used to implement an investigatory framework. This novel framework allows an investigator to use anonymised data, which still has the context of the investigation
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William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
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Alistair Lawson
Associate Professor (Reader)
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Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.

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