Avast, Ye Trojan Scallywags!

August 24th, 2007

For several years now, there has been a steady, increasing effort by computer criminals to utilize malware in order to steal data from victim computers. Often the criminals don’t actually write the malware, they simply download a trojan kit, configure it for their purposes and then spread it using various methods. We talk about these schemes all the time, yet there’s no good term to describe these miscreants.

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