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wiredmikey writes: The industrialized hackers are intent on one goal--making money. They also know the basic rules of the business of increasing revenues while cutting costs. As hackers started making money, the field became full of “professionals” that inspired organized cyber crime. Similar to industrial corporations, hackers have developed their own business models in order to operate as a profitable organization. What do these business models look like? Data has become the hacker’s currency. More data, more money. So the attack logic is simple: the more attacks, the more likely victim—so you automate...
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