Imperva the security company recently published its forecasts for 2013 based on which the foremost happening will be government employed malicious software getting to become commercial.
The company's specialists state that similar to technological progresses within defense aircrafts that has led to increased commercialization in aviation so also the methodologies applied within government-backed cyber assaults will result in commercialization of modern malware.
Specifically, as per the prediction report, technologies earlier responsible for state-sponsored assaults will be traded for a price or what is described will get commoditized. As a result, cyber-war and cyber-crime will become more-and-more undifferentiated, the company notes. Softpedia.com reported this on December 21, 2012.
Additionally, internally-launched compromised attacks via devices impacted with latest malware are going to pose bigger danger compared to sinister insiders.
Meanwhile researchers, who tracked several botnets during 2012, have managed in locating the changes that are expected within the infection methodologies in 2013.
The New Year, according to Imperva, will have cyber-criminals likely using numerous hosts, which have increasingly advanced malware. The C&C (command-and-control) structures will also be enlarged as well as made more powerful.