Virus writers motivated by money: expert

Thursday, 20 October 2005, 12:03 PM EST

Frank Coggrave, regional director, UK and Ireland, Websense, says the motivation behind the attacks has shifted from simply causing destruction to a system for the sake of it to being motivated by monetary means.

By Ciara O'Brien at ENN.

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