It takes ratters little time to slave hundreds of devices.
We found repeated posts where ratters said the best places to spread RATs were YouTube and content theft sites, like Pirate Bay and KickassTorrents.
Digital Citizens went on to YouTube to scour through hundreds of ratters videos we found hundreds of videos - many with ads from well-known companies - running alongside the videos.
On Hack Forums, ratters talked about how content theft sites, like Pirate Bay, and KickassTorrents, were great places from which to spread RATs.
Ratters can make money through YouTube Partner Program.
We need to convince potential ratters that there are real people hurt by their actions.