Video: How a crimepack works

Cybercriminals are as organized and industrious as any legitimate business. Case in point: exploit kits, also known as crimepacks, which bad guys can purchase and which make infecting computers with malware as simple as point and click. The software, often available for purchase for only a few hundred dollars, also gives the criminal comprehensive, real-time information about the machines it has impacted.

With an exploit kit, criminals can "get new malware, infect web sites, build business intelligence and manage an overall malicious campaign," according to James Lyne, director of technology strategy for security firm Sophos. Here is the video:

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