Brazil is world 'hacking capital'

Wednesday, 15 September 2004, 12:12 AM EST

Some 500 experts from around the world are attending the first international conference to combat electronic crime.

Brazil is home to eight out of 10 of the world's hackers, according to federal police at the conference.

Within Brazil, the amount of money lost in internet financial fraud outstrips that lost through bank robberies.

At the BBC.

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