Hi-tech crime 'is big business'

Monday, 17 September 2007, 9:42 AM EST

Internet crime is becoming a major commercial activity, according to a report by the security firm, Symantec.

Its report into threats to internet security describes underworld auction sites where bank details and credit cards are on sale. Commercial software used by criminals to launch attacks on websites is also being traded, the report says.

At the BBC.

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