Security threats are starting to merge

Monday, 19 March 2007, 12:22 PM EST

The purveryors of malware are becoming increasingly well-organised and financed, according to vendor Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report.

In the past e-criminals made money from selling code, estiablishing botnets, or spamming, but gangs are now performing all three functions themselves to provide more co-ordianated attacks.

At Computing.

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