There was a post recently to the StopBadware group by Jart regarding this threat to computer and Internet security. In my Bulletproof Computer Security class, I discuss how the nature of the security threat has moved from loosely knit groups of kiddie scripters and teenage computer crackers to a highly organized and professionally trained cadre of criminal software writers. This post, repeated below, also contains links to articles on BlogSpot and Wikipedia.
Jarts post follows:
I hope ...