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Computer viruses and criminal internet business

  1. 1. Computer Viruses and Criminal Internet BusinessPAGE 1 |
  2. 2. Today the number of known malicious software programs amounts to 6,5 million. Over the first quarter of 2011 there have been 254 million web-attacks, which stands for 33 attacks per minute. Just in June 2011 the Kaspersky Lab solutions enabled to detect and neutralize 220 million of malicious software programs on users’ computers.PAGE 2 |
  3. 3. History and Facts Viruses of Today Criminal Internet BusinessPAGE 3 |
  4. 4. History and Facts1 2 3
  5. 5. The world’s economic damage caused by the most harmfulviruses being measured in millions of dollarsLove Bug 8.75Code Red 2.62 SirCam 1.15 The assaults which occurred after the Melissa 1.1 May 2000 Love Bug attack have caused less damage due to the subsequent clearing system automation Nimda 0,63PAGE 5 | 1 2 3
  6. 6. The notorious sentenced authors of viruses Robert Morris The author of the first in history net worm Morris Worm and the first ever sentenced for computer fraud. He was sentenced to 400 hours of community labor and fined to 10 400 dollars. David Smith The author of Melissa virus. He was convicted for 10 years in prison (served only 1,5 years sentence) and fined to 5 000 dollars for causing damage that amounted to 80 million dollars. Swen Yashan The author of several computer viruses, namely Sasser and NetSky. Microsoft offered a reward of 250 000 dollars for the information about the hacker. He was sentenced for 1 year 9 months in prison.PAGE 6 | 1 2 3
  7. 7. Viruses of Today1 2 3
  8. 8. Russia is second in the world in termsof the number of servers with malicious resources USA 28% Russia 17% Other 20% 12% 5% Netherlands 5% Great Britain 5% 8% Germany China UkrainePAGE 8 | 1 2 3
  9. 9. The most safe countriesin terms of the risk of being infected The number Position Country of Infected Computers 1 Japan 6,3 % 2 Germany 9,2 % 3 Switzerland 9,6 % 4 Luxembourg 10,2 % 5 Denmark 11,1 %PAGE 9 | 1 2 3
  10. 10. In 2011 mobile phones threatsare assumed to double 515The number of new harmful programsfor mobile platforms by years 291 270 169 176 110 64 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 1st QtrPAGE 10 | 1 2 3
  11. 11. Another trend – malicious software designedfor hacking industrial control systems 3900—5200 contaminations< 3900 5200—6500contaminations contaminations * The Stuxnet worm, being almost harmless towards common users’ computers, wrecks enriched uranium centrifugesPAGE 11 | 1 2 3
  12. 12. Criminal Internet BusinessNowadays botnets or Zombie-netsare one of the major sourcesof illegal earnings in the Internet1 2 3
  13. 13. Botnets exposethe modern versatile criminal businessNetworking: Big botnets comprise Spam delivery millions of computers: BredoLab 30 000 000 DDoS attacks Mariposa 12 000 000 Cyber racketeering Data stealing Conficker 10 500 000 Fishing TDL4 4 500 000 Selling and renting Zeus 3 600 000 of a botnet (in USA only)PAGE 13 | 1 2 3
  14. 14. As soon as a hacker receives money from a client he startssending spam via the botnet Zombie* Client $$$ Hacker Bot* A computer that has been compromised by a cracker, computer virus or trojan horse and can be used to perform malicious tasks of one sort or another under remote direction.PAGE 14 | 1 2 3
  15. 15. Forecast:cybercrime in 2020 will get split in two groups Cybercrime Business assaults Control systems attacks Commercial espionage Cracks and stealing of such systems Data stealing Services usage Defamation Information warping About a person About an activityPAGE 15 |
  16. 16. Feel concern and provideyour information security!Apply to the modern defense solutionsof the Internet Security classPAGE 16 |

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