Internet criminals to step up "cyberwar"

Monday, 11 December 2006, 3:14 PM EST

Computer hackers will open a new front in the multi-billion pound "cyberwar" in 2007, targeting mobile phones, instant messaging and community websites such as MySpace, security experts predict.

As people grow wise to email scams, criminal gangs will exploit new ways to commit online fraud, sell fake goods or steal corporate secrets.

At Reuters.

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