Thursday, November 29, 2007

FBI: Cracking Down on Cyber Crime

FBI: Cracking Down on Cyber Crime
Thursday, November 29, 2007 website brings us this report today and it starts off like this... It’s the season for online shopping and spending, and you’ll be glad to know that we’ve stepped up our fight against one of the most serious cyber security threats just in time for the holidays.

That threat involves what are called ‘botnets’—armies of personal computers taken over by cyber criminals and used on the sly to commit all kinds of mischief, from identity theft to denial of service attacks to massive spam campaigns. Bah, humbug...
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