Malware wars: are hackers on top?
The money made from malware is eclipsing the revenue of anti-virus vendors, a leading net security vendor claims. Raimund Genes, CTO of anti-malware at Trend Micro, cites FBI figures that IT security problems cost the economy $62bn last year against IDC estimates that the anti-malware market was worth $26bn in 2005.
The FBI figures include the cost of clean-up operations, not just the profits accrued by the bad guys.
At The Register.
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