Friday, March 13, 2009

Too Lazy to Farm Your Own Botnet? Then Outsource It.

The linked article paints a scary story: malware creators are becoming more businesslike. They are selling software kits to "write your own virus". But the inflection point is that these "independent businessmen selling research software" are willing to provide web hosting, maintenance, and support services.  Like the headline says, you can now outsource your botnet of infected machines.  Sorta looks like this beats selling fake sports memorabilia on eBay as a "work at home" business opportunity.

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