Cybercrime As A Service
The growing sophistication of information technology has spawned a new cottage industry, cybercrime as a service, involving cybercriminals who launch attacks for their non-technical counterparts in exchange for a fee. The advertising for such services is a little bit more tricky than most ad campaigns, given that whole against-the-law thing. But, a growing number of invitation-only criminal forums have begun serving as a highly effective conduit between supply and demand. This trend is expected to continue to grow during 2013. Many of the attacks are launched from international locations, including Eastern Europe and Russia.