Virus writers offer 'service contracts'

Security experts are warning that malware writers in Russia are offering virus support as well as creation tools. A Russian hacking group is offering a tool to imbed a unique Trojan in a Word document that can be used for spying or network manipulation.

If the virus is identified by the antivirus companies, the hacking group will replace it with a new one. "It is new that a virus creator is offering a service contract," said Mark Sunner, chief security analyst at MessageLabs. Virus writers offer 'service contracts' -

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