An introduction to the malware markets with definitions of key terms.
The malware markets are a network of organizations, individuals, and websites where malicious software is bought and sold.
The malware markets contain everything from simple software programs to crack passwords to companies offering surveillance and espionage.
Nation states, criminal groups, private companies, and individuals can and do interact with the malware markets.
The malware markets lower the barrier to entry and make financial benefit from cyber crime much easier.
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