Chapter 9. Investigating Malware – Cyber Weapons of the Internet


"Malware are the cyber weapons of the information age"

 --Samir Datt

Our information age lives are driven by technology. Day in, day out, we live with technology from morning to evening. Technology drives our lives, governs our behavior, manages our finances, enables our work, facilitates our communications, and even enhances our relationships. Hence, it should not come as a surprise that technology also drives the crimes of today. A whole new industry has come up around technology-driven crimes. Organized criminals have taken to cyber crime in a big way. Even countries and states have gone in for cyber warfare. Where there is crime and war, weapons cannot be far behind. Weaponization ...

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