Incentives of Malware Creators

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Why do people write malware? Who are those stereotypical black-hat hackers? After reading this article, you should have a better understanding of the breadth of this group of people.

The incentives for creating malware are:

  • Gaining Money: People want to get rich or at least earn a living.
  • Dealing Damage: “Some Men Just Want to Watch the World Burn” to quote…