Catching up with cybercriminals

Monday, 13 November 2006, 12:07 AM EST

The profile of the typical cybercriminal is changing fast. If you think that's a lone hacker sitting in a college dorm or a basement recreation room, think again. Cybercrime is rapidly evolving from the domain of misguided pranksters to elaborate, profit-driven schemes involving organized-crime syndicates that may be based around the block, or halfway around the world.

At TechNewsWorld.

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