Security firms bust malware-for-sale racketeers

Friday, 21 April 2006, 1:49 PM EST

"It was a whole business model centered around selling this type of software to criminals," Sam Curry, vice president for product management for eTrust Security Managment said. "The malicious software was created and sold to criminal organizations so they can steal data. It's a lot different from the old days of the virus writer wars of who can gain the most notoriety," he added.

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