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Data Mining Contest: Uncover Criminal Activity in a Real Fraud Case
The purpose of the contest is to identify a particular type of highly sophisticated fraud that appeared in a pay-per-click advertising program. The
fraud targeted one advertiser only.
Participants providing an interesting answer will be invited to apply for a Sr. Fraud Analyst position with
Authenticlick. The small spreadsheet with the fraudulent click data can be downloaded
here. Your answers should be emailed to vlg @ datashaping.com.
The two questions are
You can check references such as our click scoring blog to help you answer the questions.
- Why are these clicks fraudulent?
- What type of click fraud is it?