Including confidential credentials and credit card numbers.
Website crawlers that extract specific content.
This type of software serves for industrial espionage and replication of website owners' intellectual property
Hide in legitimate users' PC and attempt to mimic user activities.
Capable of bypassing all conventional authentication methods
by "piggybacking" the real user's session
Same old criminals with the same old schemes, operate nowadays under the protection of Web anonymity.
Fraud scenarios include:
1. Merchandise & service ordering without payment
2. False winning of public bids
3. Bypass of limitations imposed by business owners such as purchase quantity limit and premium service usage
Thousands of compromised computers at the disposal of hackers to assist in website hacking, denial-of-service attacks, infecting website users with malware and spamming
Hacking attempts against sensitive information systems,
data extraction and intranet scanning