Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Crime Botnet Software Your Rights Online

Software Theft a Problem For Actual Thieves, Too 152

Posted by Soulskill
from the i'm-sure-it's-ubisoft's-fault-somehow dept.
Velcroman1 writes "Pity the criminal mastermind. After all, he's a victim too, reports FoxNews.com. Despite the sophisticated DRM baked into the ZeuS bot to protect it from theft, that's exactly what has happened. 'ZeuS is actually being pirated, so you can get all the versions for free,' said Roel Schouwenberg, senior anti-virus researcher with security software firm Kaspersky Labs. 'They introduced a hardware-based activation process similar to Windows activation, to make sure only one purchased copy of the ZeuS kit — the kit that produces malware — can run on one computer,' said Sergei Shevchenko, senior malware analyst for security software company PC Tools."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Software Theft a Problem For Actual Thieves, Too

Comments Filter:

Some programming languages manage to absorb change, but withstand progress. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982

Working...