Malware authors hungry for profit

The vast majority of malware is created with criminal intent as black hat hackers turn from technical one upmanship to seeking real financial gain, according to a new report.

Some 88 percent of the new malware detected in the second quarter of 2006 was related to cyber-crime, reported PandaLabs in its latest global report.

"The results show how malware creators are concentrating on profiting from their efforts, creating increasing numbers of trojans and bots," said Luis Corrons, director of PandaLabs. Malware authors hungry for profit - Security -

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