Cybercrime flourishing in Russia, Romania

Monday, 22 August 2005, 12:15 PM EST

Romania, along with Russia, is a hotbed of computer crime.

One sign of the hackers' skill occurred in May 2004, when researchers at Romania's South Pole Research Center got this e-mail: "I've hacked into the server. Pay me off or I'll sell the station's data to another country and tell the world how vulnerable you are."

By Bill Husted at Rocky Mountain News.

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