Corpus ID: 5195395

Framing Dependencies Introduced by Underground Commoditization

  title={Framing Dependencies Introduced by Underground Commoditization},
  author={Kurt Thomas and D. Huang and D. Wang and Elie Bursztein and C. Grier and T. Holt and C. Kr{\"u}gel and D. McCoy and S. Savage and G. Vigna},
  • Kurt Thomas, D. Huang, +7 authors G. Vigna
  • Published in WEIS 2015
  • Business, Computer Science
  • Internet crime has become increasingly dependent on the underground economy: a loose federation of specialists selling capabilities, services, and resources explicitly tailored to the abuse ecosystem. Through these emerging markets, modern criminal entrepreneurs piece together dozens of a la carte components into entirely new criminal endeavors. From an abuse fighting perspective, criminal reliance on this black market introduces fragile dependencies that, if disrupted, undermine entire… CONTINUE READING
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