Tweaking business models for greater 404 kerching
By John Leyden
The DDoS attack business has advanced to the point that running an attack can cost as little as $7 an hour, while the targeted company can end up losing thousands, if not millions of dollars.
Kaspersky Lab’s experts were also able to calculate that an attack using a cloud-based botnet of 1,000 desktops is likely to cost the providers about $7 per hour. These services typically retail for $25 an hour, allowing cybercrooks to pocket an estimated profit of around $18 per hour.
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