Would you pay $30 for a thousand bogus "likes" on Instagram? Apparently some buzz-seeking businesses would.
Reuters reports that hackers are selling rigged Instagram endorsements, and that to create these supposed indicators of a company's cool factor, they've rejiggered a virus originally designed to steal credit card numbers.
And get this: the endorsements sell for more than the credit card info.
Reuters cites security company RSA in reporting this new use for the Zeus virus -- malware that can be secretly slipped onto millions of computers to create a botnet, or army of "zombie" … Read more