July 15, 2008
Cybercrime Organizational Structures and Modus Operandi
Author: JT Smith
Finjan announced the latest findings by its Malicious Code Research Center. The report explores the trend of loosely organized clusters of hackers trading stolen data online being replaced by hierarchical cybercrime organizations. These organizations deploy sophisticated pricing models, crimeware business models refined for optimal operation, crimeware drop zones, and campaigns for optimal distribution of the crimeware.