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The Rising Tide of Crimeware-as-a-Service

Malware, botnets, phishing and backdoors are all offered on the cheap as subscription. These days even crime is in the cloud.
Shadow Broker Service
Services Costs Meet Market Demands
IoT Botnet Rental
Modularized Malware Services
Ransomware-as-a-service
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Today's successful malware writers are remarkable in their ability to adjust not only their technical capabilities to evade the latest security technologies, but also their business practices to meet the needs of money-motivated criminals across the globe.

So it's no surprise that so many cybercriminal ventures today have adjusted both their technology stacks and their revenue models to service clients with crimeware in the same way that your average software vendor does. Crimeware, stolen data, and other salable items on the Dark Web are increasingly sold as a service.

Here are some facts and figures that show how pervasive the SaaS mentality has become in the cybercriminal underground.

 
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