Online crime spirals out of control

Tuesday, 26 April 2005, 12:18 PM EST

The increasing number of criminals using the internet means that companies will have to completely rethink security practices, according to security guru Bruce Schneier.

Hacking activity has shifted over the past two or three years from being an amateur activity to one where organised crime has taken over. The two groups are very different and security officers will have to change tactics to deal with new threats.

By Iain Thompson at vnunet.

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