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Cisco said it had seen a decline in the number of exploit kits, as several were taken offline and hackers start to use more Malware-as-a-Service offerings. While Cisco said some of that decline is likely temporary, the rise in Malware-as-a-Service also could be driving this trend. Just as more businesses are starting to use as-a-service offerings, Francisco Artes, architect, Cisco Security Business Group, said hackers are following the same trend, looking for scalability, to minimize cost, and to meet demand.

"Cybercriminals are using the same tools that we are using to expand our businesses," Artes said.