black market

The cost of a botnet is contingent largely upon the physical location of the malware-infected computers inside of it. Therefore, a botnet containing only American or European machines is worth more than one with machines from less prosperous nations.

“The marketplace for hacker exploit kits is getting more crowded according to research by Kaspersky Labs, which found that new tools with names like SEOsploit and Crimepack are challenging the dominance of legacy tools like the Phoenix, Eleonore, Neosploit, YESExploit, and Liberty kits.

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