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Exploit kits : the production line of the cybercrime economy?

Hopkins, M and Dehghantanha, A 'Exploit kits : the production line of the cybercrime economy?' , in: 2015 Second International Conference on Information Security and Cyber Forensics (InfoSec) 15-17 Nov. 2015 , IEEE, pp. 23-27.

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Abstract

The annual cost of Cybercrime to the global economy is estimated to be around $400 billion, in support of which Exploit Kits have been providing enabling technology since 2006. This paper reviews the recent developments in Exploit Kit capability and how these are being applied in practice. In doing so it paves the way for better understanding of the exploit kits economy that may better help in combatting them and considers industry's preparedness to respond.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
Journal or Publication Title: International Conference on Information Security and Cyber Forensics
Publisher: IEEE
ISBN: 9781467369879
Funders: FP7-PEOPLE
Depositing User: Dr. Ali Dehghantanha
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2016 08:07
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2016 08:07
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/39540

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