QOTD on the Democratization of Espionage

Brian Krebs asks Roland Dobbins, solutions architect at the Asia Pacific division of Arbor Networks, about the meaning of the current situation with cyber spying, botnets, and the low level of risk for those engaging in such activities. Roland replies:
Because it's so cheap through the use of botnets for bad guys to get this information, ordinary people are essentially the targets of espionage in a way that has never been true before in human history. Their personal information is being targeted by folks who have resources that in many cases are beyond what nation states would have been able to bring to bear only ten years ago.
Src: Botnets: "The Democratization of Espionage" - CSO Online - Security and Risk

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