Boom times for hi-tech criminals

Wednesday, 2 January 2008, 3:19 PM EST

Starting a career as a cyber criminal got much easier in 2007. So say security experts looking back on 12 months in which hi-tech gangs took control of the net's underground.

The economy supporting these groups has matured so much that now everything from virus-writing kits to spam-spewing zombies are available for rent or hire.

At the BBC.

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