Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces the publication of the analytical article “The botnet ecosystem” by Vitaly Kamluk, Director of Kaspersky Lab’s EEMEA Research Center. The article sheds light on the nature of the cybercrime business and, in particular, the botnets at its core.
The author analyzes the components which make up the cybercrime business, how they interact with each other and with the outside world. The article describes the roles played by those who supply services to botnet owners, those who buy botnet services and the botnets themselves that link these activities. Botnets are at the center of the cybercriminal business, facilitating a continuous flow of money between cybercriminals. […]