How Economics and Information Security Affects Cyber Crime and What It Means in the Context of a Global Recession

Date Added: Jun 2009
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It is widely accepted that malware and botnets are established predominately to conduct cyber crime. The purpose of this paper is to paint a broad overview of the link between information security and economics and to discuss some research on the link of the CAN-SPAM Act of2003 and the exponential rise of malware, botnets, and cyber crime.