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Attack Toolkits Dominating the Threat Landscape

January 18th, 2011 01:11 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

wiredmikey writes “The ease-of-use and ability to amass great profits through the use of easily accessible ‘attack toolkits’ are driving faster proliferation of cyber attacks and expanding the pool of attackers, opening the doors to more criminals who would likely otherwise lack the required technical expertise to success in the cybercrime underground. The relative simplicity and effectiveness of attack kits has contributed to their increased use in cybercrime — these kits are now being used in the majority of malicious Internet attacks.”

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