Following the Malware Supply Chain

While many outside of the security industry
still perceive “hackers” as teenagers or isolated geeks who work alone, a recent research report encourages the general
public to see malware as a cooperative industry that supports
specialists, economies, and supply chains. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

While many outside of the security industry
still perceive “hackers” as teenagers or isolated geeks who work alone, a recent research report encourages the general
public to see malware as a cooperative industry that supports
specialists, economies, and supply chains. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

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Discussion

  • Techno Dan on

     "It's sort of like making guns -- the notion that malware doesn't do crime, it's the people who use it that do the crime."

    Nice swipe against gun manufacturers.  In reality, it takes people (plural, mostly) to do the malware thing, just like it takes a person to fire a gun.  We're not at the point yet where computers themselves make their own malware; it takes people to do it, people with malicious intent at least somewhere along the line.

  • guru schmukuru on

    These people are lowlife vermins who would love to go out and do evil physically but because they are cowards and would get caught and end up in prison with big hubbas, they prefer to do evil via the computer by designing damaging programs... oh well, just be selective as much as you can and TRUST NO ONE FOR NOTHING!

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