Open source blamed for malware development

Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 3:48 AM EST

Malware authors are adopting open source development models to develop more potent threats. It's well known among security experts that botnet clients such as SDBot are written in a modular framework that allows hackers to add features that, for example, facilitate its spread through IM networks or add more potent attack features.

At The Register.

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