Cyber-crime bigger threat than cyber-terror

Thursday, 20 January 2005, 12:18 AM EST

The paradox of the Internet -- a computer network originally designed to survive nuclear attack succumbing to spam, viruses and other malicious code written by teenagers -- riles computer security experts.

"We actually have people abandoning using their computers because it's just too much trouble," said Perry, global director of education for international computer security company Trend Micro.

By Michael Coren at CNN.

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