How to trash a machine with one bundle of spyware


I often hear questions asked about why do spyware pushers trash machines with their large bundles of garbage-ware and how do they do it. Last year I wrote about Spyware Tricks, including the money trail. Nearly all of the top 10 spyware tricks of 2005 involved affiliate's distributing spyware through illegal means without notice or consent through channels like BitTorrent, Windows Media files, AIM and IRC.

We've recently seen more cases spyware and adware pushed through botnets read VitalSecurity's write up here. The answer to why? is simple. It's always about M O N E Y. Spyware pushers tricks of the trade or how to trash a machine with one bundle of spyware | Spyware Confidential | ZDNet.com

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 1st June 2006 1:48AM