Simon Bisson (sbisson) wrote,
Simon Bisson
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The economics of the black hat world

Apparently you can buy details of a zero-day flaw in Excel on eBay. Only $60 at the moment (a snip).

Cheap, when you consider just how many banks do their financial modelling in Excel Spreadsheets made up of massive Monte Carlo calculations.

(Then again, a zombie network of 1000 compromised PCs is currently fetching around $300.)
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