Sophisticated malware-as-a-racket fraudsters have been scamming businesses for 10 years

The Poseidon (malware) Adventure.
John Leyden
Security researchers have lifted the lid on the Poseidon Group, a global cyber-espionage gang in operation since at least 2005.
Most top-drawer hacking crews are state-sponsored – such as the cyber-units of China’s Peoples Liberation Army or the NSA’s elite Tailored Access Operations team. Unlike these government-backed spies, the Poseidon Group is a commercial entity that’s purely about enriching itself and its members rather than spiriting away state secrets or industrial blueprints.
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