Malware industry going open source

Summary:Malware writers are turning to the open source model in an attempt to squeeze more life out of old Trojans, according to the security firm Symantec.Many virus writers are now giving away malicious code, and around 10 percent of the Trojan market has gone open source.

Malware writers are turning to the open source model in an attempt to squeeze more life out of old Trojans, according to the security firm Symantec.

Many virus writers are now giving away malicious code, and around 10 percent of the Trojan market has gone open source.

For more on the open-source shift in the malware industry, visit silicon.com.

Topics: Tech Industry

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