Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Geekfathers: CyberCrime Mobs Revealed (Article)

Baseline did a great article on hacker mobsters. The article gives you a glimpse into the computer underworld activity. Here is an excerpt from the article: "The amount of goods and services purchased with fraudulently obtained personal identification exceeded $52 billion in 2004, according to a release put out last month by the Federal Trade Commission. Businesses, from banks to online merchants—maybe even your company—bear much of the cost. But the initial, direct loss isn't the greatest threat posed by groups such as the Shadowcrew."

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