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Pirated malware for sale!

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The MPack toolkit, used to hack websites and turn them into spyware distribution centres, is now on sale at a knockdown price.

Originally costing up to $1,000, Symantec has noticed that copies of MPack are being flogged by pirates for around $150.

The company has also published a clear description, with pictures, of how the MPack kit works.

If you want to see diagrams of servers, clients and malware floating between them they are available on Symantec’s website.

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