Hackers make way for criminals, experts say

Wednesday, 6 July 2005, 2:18 AM EST

Spotty teenage hackers who set off global email viruses are being replaced by serious online crooks whose stealth attacks don't make headlines but cause more damage, security software makers said on Tuesday.

"Two years ago we stayed up all night, concerned about a great mass-mailing worm," said Mario Juarez, a product manager at the security business unit of U.S.-based Microsoft.

By Lucas van Grinsven at Reuters.

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