Hacking enters new era of crime

Monday, 15 January 2007, 4:51 PM EST

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

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 The Journal News.

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