The world of cybercrime is deep, complex, and, according to a new report released today from the RAND Corporation, has become a fully developed market economy.
While previous studies have attempted to quantify the impact of the hacker black markets in dollar amounts, the Juniper Networks -sponsored report, “Markets for Cybercrime Tools and Stolen Data: Hackers’ Bazaar,” provides a never-before-seen look at the hacker black market. Included is an analysis of the economic structure and maturity, and the implications thereof to business and government organizations worldwide.
Some of the key findings include:
Juniper believes one way to think of the hacker economy is less as a cyber-underground and more of a thriving metropolitan city with diverse communities, industries and interactions. Follow us through Juniper's metropolis to view the workings of a mature black market found in the report.
For more information and the full report click here: http://juni.pr/1f0Ks48
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