Malware's commercialization drives security
They said security remains a problem because of commercial incentives to build malicious software, but progress is being made and the fight will continue.
"The biggest trend I think we hear talked about is the move toward kind of commercial malicious software," such as spyware and software to harvest passwords, said Adam Overton, a group manager on the Microsoft Antimalware Team. The chance for monetary gain means there will be a lot more of this software, he said.
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