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Old 23rd November 2011 | Show parent
Originally Posted by Don Hills ➡️
Originally Posted by systematika
... The internet used to be over run with hackers and people who wrote brand new viruses that were massive, since they started getting PRISON time we don't see much of that anymore (we might see a few new ones a year instead of a hundred a day in the wild) and if it does mass damage the writers are caught pretty quickly...

Malware writers used to do it for bragging rights and were easily caught. Nowadays they do it for the money and keep quiet about it.
And there's more malware around than ever.