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Submission + - Hacker spoofs track plays to top music charts (scmagazine.com.au)

mask.of.sanity writes: Stand aside P!nk, Niki Minaj; you've just been beaten by a music generator. One Aussie security expert curious about the fraud mechanisms at play on streaming services like Spotify uploaded garbage music tracks and directed three Amazon virtual machines to click the play button 24/7 for a month, earning him top spot in online music charts and $1000 in royalties.
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Hacker spoofs track plays to top music charts

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