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Malware Authors Learn Market Segmentation From the Best

March 13th, 2010 03:52 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Earthquake Retrofit writes “The Register has a rather funny story about the Zeus botnet: ‘The latest version of the Zeus do-it-yourself crimeware kit goes to great lengths to thwart would-be pirates by introducing a hardware-based product activation scheme similar to what’s found in Microsoft Windows. … They’ve also pushed out multiple flavors of the package that vary in price depending on the capabilities it offers. Just as Windows users can choose between the lower-priced Windows 7 Starter or the more costly Windows 7 Business, bot masters have multiple options for Zeus.’”

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