Malware Openly Available In China, Researchers Say

Thursday Jul 29th 2010 by Datamation.com Staff
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Chinese hackers buy and sell the tools of the trade openly.

Computerworld: At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, researchers reported that more attacks are originating in China because sophisticated hacking tools are openly bought and sold there. It's marketed "almost like a commercial product," said Val Smith founder of Attack Research. He added that the tools have version numbers, product advertising, end-user license agreements and 24-hour support services.

Another researcher added that Chinese hackers can buy the tools they need to get started for about $20.

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