Crimeware

This article explains about crimeware, which is a program designed for illegal activity online. Programs such as spyware, browser hijackers and key loggers can be considered crimeware, although only those used illicitly.
One common type of crimeware is the phishing kit also related to phishing attacks. I’ve explained about this article before, which is also available on the second link below.

Other type of crimeware such as the Trojan horse is also considered crimeware. Collection of privileged information is performed through this type of crimeware.

I find this article important while considering security in general. This illegal activity gains access to private information and therefore highlighted as crime.

Read more about this article on the following link below.
http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/definition/crimeware

https://ealnet2010a.wordpress.com/2011/04/11/phishing-attacks/

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