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Understanding the Adversary: Virus Writers and Beyond

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Gordon, S. ; Symantec Security Response, Cupertino, CA

In this column, I explain why understanding the cyber adversary - 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

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Security & Privacy, IEEE  (Volume:4 ,  Issue: 5 )