Some sites easy marks for hackers on the Web
There is an epidemic of graffiti on the Internet. The Web sites of Al-Jazeera and Madonna are among the thousands defaced during recent months.
According to mi2g, a British company, the number of vandalized sites is likely to reach more than 185,000 this year - more than double the number during 2002. These defacements occur when cybervandals replace existing Web pages with other material, such as political slogans or obscene messages.
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- Article: mi2g Intelligence Briefing: "Brazil exports Cyber-crime" (19 November 2002)