Doug Bedell — October 24, 2016, 9:03 am

No Longer ‘Trick or Treat,’ Cyber Crime Is Booming

Computer hacking, notes the Safe & Savy blog, has grown from “trick or treating” to a cyber crime “industry”. “There’s a whole structure there that’s needed,” F-Secure’s ‘Cyber Gandalf’ Andy Patel told ITPRO. “An individual can’t just go in and do this now’ it’s not a one man job…there are companies.”

“The cyber crime ‘industry’ has raked in hundreds of millions and possibly even billions of dollars. And it does it, in general, by counting on people to make mistakes…”

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