Underground Market for Hackers Growing, Security Firm Says

Intelligence analysts found that business is booming in underground markets for Russian and other hackers, according to a new report released by security firm Dell SecureWorks Inc. Malware, which includes viruses and other software intended to disrupt computer users, is becoming “much cheaper and continues to offer a low barrier to entry for cybercriminals looking to steal information,” wrote the analysts, who scoured dozens of sites on the dark web over the past eight months.