The Illustrated Primer

Tag: malware

The Anti-Virus Virus Part II

One of the hundreds of affiliates install 154,825 copies of the malware in ten days, 2,772 of those copies were eventually purchased by the victims… the affiliate was able to earn the $146,525.25. A projection of this earning rate would land him over 5.5 million dollars year.

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The Anti-Virus Virus

Another interesting observation—which is not without its irony—is that large vendors such as Microsoft are completely unaware of the malware distribution platforms and are aggressively purchasing advertising space on these sites.

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