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|Originally Published: Monday, 11 September 2000||Author: Alexander Reelsen|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
The Coming Internet Sting: Counterfeit Ecommerce Sites
[SP] The multitude of high profile virus outbreaks that have occurred since the "Big Bang" of Melissa over a year ago seem to prove that either users are not getting any more careful or that virus authors are getting even better at promoting their "warez." While these viruses undeniably cause tremendous financial damage in terms of lost productivity and downtime, there has not been any monetary benefit to any sort of criminal group.