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Issue No. 05 - September/October (2006 vol. 4)
ISSN: 1540-7993
pp: 67-70
Sarah Gordon , Symantec Security Response
ABSTRACT
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.
INDEX TERMS
spyware, adware, virus writers
CITATION
Sarah Gordon, "Understanding the Adversary: Virus Writers and Beyond", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 4, no. , pp. 67-70, September/October 2006, doi:10.1109/MSP.2006.137
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