Wednesday, July 22, 2009

New hacker skills optimize revenue

The latest from SearchSecurity:

"Malware is evolving into a rewarding, mature high-tech market, and it's not surprising that the financial incentives of developing and peddling malware can outweigh the risk of penalties that include spending quality time in jail. Malicious code developers may not be business school graduates, but they appreciate basic business principles to expand their addressable market; optimizing revenue from the install base and leveraging technology. That was the takeaway from the Cisco 2009 Midyear Security Report, an excellent summary of the major malware activity written for a less-technical executive audience..."

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