Black market thrives on vulnerability trading

Wednesday, 8 March 2006, 10:16 AM EST

Security giant Symantec claims that anonymous collusion between hackers and criminals is creating a thriving black market for vulnerability trading.

As criminals have woken up to the massive reach afforded to their activities thanks to the Internet, hackers too are now able to avoid risking prison sentences by simply selling on their findings.

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