Users wary of online crime

Monday, 30 January 2006, 12:49 AM EST

Internet users believe they are more likely to be victims of a cybercrime than a physical one in the coming year, according to a survey released this week.

This growing fear of Internet vulnerability is well founded, computer security experts contend. Whereas most malevolent software was once a form of electronic vandalism, it has become a profit-making venture backed by organized crime.

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