Malware Economy is Thriving

TORONTO — The legitimate economy may be in rough shape right now, but the same cannot be said for the underground economy. Malware authors and botmasters are thriving, experts say, with some online criminals charging as much as $3,500 for their attack toolkits.

The Reality Behind SQL Injection Attacks

TORONTO — The frequency and scope of SQL injection attacks has exploded in the last year or two, with thousands of legitimate Web sites having been compromised and used to serve malware or further Web exploits. That’s the bad news. The good news is that there are some remarkably effective techniques that security professionals can use to identify and recover from these attacks.

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