Not so long ago, aspiring bot-herders, who wanted to get started with a botnet of their own, would have to hang out in the right circles or learn how to make one themselves. If they hung out in the right circles they would be provided with guidance and documentation to get started. If they were creative enough and had enough time and skill they could create their own from scratch. Read More ..
But what if they didn’t have this skill set, or didn’t hang out in the right circles? Just like everything else, they could pay to have someone do it for them. The following examples of crimeware kits for sale have been found in various places on the Internet. Due to various reasons including, enabling the practice of crimeware and legal issues, we cannot confirm that the items being sold are legitimate. Some have the characteristics of a scam due to inaccuracies in the description (old versions being touted as new) or pricing that does not reflect the going market rate.