Beware malicious sites as hacker kit use explodes

Wednesday, 4 October 2006, 12:37 PM EST

About 1 in every 6 sites set up by criminals to steal information is created with hacking-for-dummies-style "toolkits," a security researcher said Tuesday.

"About 15 percent of malicious sites designed to steal information have kit code or a derivation of kit code," said Dan Hubbard, the vice president of security research at Websense.

At InternetWeek.

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