For profit virus writers lacking skills
The virus and worm guild in the past years has become more of a professional movement, with worms being written by order and for profit.
But on a closer look, it appears that for-profit virus writers have merely formed a second subgroup while the traditional "for fame" virus writers have largely maintained their old methods.
Proof is provided by the Virus.Linux.Bi.a/Virus.Win32.Bi.a virus that surfaced today. It's a proof of concept virus that infects both Windows and Linux systems. Silicon Valley Sleuth: For profit virus writers lacking skills
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