Preventing Fraud at the Front DoorSubmitted by KJB136 on Wed, 03/15/2023 - 12:54
Signing up hundreds of participants for a new research study in just a few days is something that most researchers only dream of. One group at Pitt did just that after offering up a $10 Amazon gift card for those willing to complete their online survey. However, even with the incentive, that response seemed too good to be true. Turns out, it was, and the researchers were the victims of a bot attack.