Spyware kits for sale online for a pittance


UK security company Sophos reports that spyware kits are readily available from a Russian website for around 10.

The kit, called WebAttacker, allows the user to quickly and easily create their own malicious code, and offers technical support.

The kit comprises of a library of scripts that the user needs to simply bundle into a file upload to a website. The user then spams out entreaties to all and sundry to visit the site - most likely paying other cyber criminals for a few hours time on a botnet in order to do this. PC Pro: News: Spyware kits for sale online for a pittance

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 24th March 2006 10:32PM