* Posts by blewis

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Security researchers unpick botnet economics

blewis

Re: A question I've often wondered...

There was another underground economy study recently that looks at the cheating you describe. The main conclusion is the reason creds sell for pennies is that the vast majority of what's offered for sale is junk offered by rippers.

http://www.darkreading.com/security/vulnerabilities/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=217701656