Hackers' infections slither onto Web sites

Monday, 5 February 2007, 5:50 PM EST

It was the year when cybercriminals targeted everything from MySpace to Wikipedia. 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 the Seattle Times.

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