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Access to hacked Irish PCs costs criminals just 10 cent - warning

The ease of access to dangerous malware has become significantly easier with gangs of cyber criminals selling access to “do it yourself” malware platforms, an Irish IT security firm has warned.

23rd July, 2014
The cost of a hacked computer has fallen by nearly 50 per cent since the start of 2014.

The ease of access to dangerous malware has become significantly easier with gangs of cyber criminals selling access to “do it yourself” malware platforms, an Irish IT security firm has warned.

Criminals are now able to buy access to compromised Irish computers for as little as $0.10 per computer, it said.

Ronan Murphy, CEO of Irish IT security firm Smarttech.ie has warned that gangs infect millions of computers around the globe with their own...

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