Internet criminals to step up "cyberwar" in 2007

Computer hackers will open a new front in the multibillion pound "cyberwar" in 2007, targeting mobile phones, instant messaging and community Web sites such as MySpace, security experts predict.

As people grow wise to email scams, criminal gangs will exploit new ways to commit online fraud, sell fake goods or steal corporate secrets.

"The attacks are becoming more sophisticated," said Dave Rand, of Internet security firm Trend Micro. "It's all about making money. And they're making a lot of it," he told Reuters. News - Latest News - Internet criminals to step up "cyberwar" in 2007

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