Issue No.05 - September/October (2006 vol.4)
Sarah Gordon , Symantec Security Response
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2006.137
In this column, I explain why understanding the cyberadversary?virus writers, for example--is important and explore the history of both public perceptions and reality, which might not always be the same. In a later column, I'll delve into recent developments, such as the reported increase in financial motivation on the part of spyware-adware manufacturers.
spyware, adware, virus writers
Sarah Gordon, "Understanding the Adversary: Virus Writers and Beyond", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.4, no. 5, pp. 67-70, September/October 2006, doi:10.1109/MSP.2006.137