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Windows 7: Welcome to bullyware: Malware gets more aggressive in money hunt

04 Feb 2013   #1
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64-bit Windows 10 build 10166
Welcome to bullyware: Malware gets more aggressive in money hunt

Cybercriminals are using malware to go beyond merely swiping passwords and actually "bullying infected users into paying," according to a Fortinet quarterly report on emerging threats.

Fortinet's fourth quarter report walks through the methods cybercriminals are using to extract dough from victims. The gist: Fortinet is arguing that money making malware will take threats to a new level in 2013.

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Welcome to bullyware: Malware gets more aggressive in money hunt | ZDNet

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