Security threats on Web more serious this year

Monday, 8 January 2007, 12:15 AM EST

It was the year when cybercriminals targeted everything from MySpace to Wikipedia, and even a Web site maintained by a Kentucky Boy Scout troop wasn't safe for casual browsing.

Computer security experts said 2006 was also the year that hacking stopped being a hobby and became a lucrative profession practiced by an underground of computer developers and software sellers.

At Mercury News.

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