Are virus writers the new entrepreneurs?

Tuesday, 18 July 2006, 1:21 AM EST

Modern virus writers and the criminal operations which pay for their skills are looking ever more like real businesses according to one security expert, who even likened them to dot-com start-ups.

Greg Day, security analyst at McAfee, said these operations are showing alarming levels of professionalism.

At ENN.

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