Today's "hacker" most interested in money

Monday, 28 March 2005, 1:14 AM EST

The world of hacking was once just a nasty, geeky, online version of American Idol young adults competing to gain recognition. But lately they've been trying to gain money, security professionals said.

"We've seen a definite trend toward monetary gain," said Oliver Friedrichs, senior manager at Symantec Security Response.

By Richard Dalton at the Houston Chronicle.

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