NY Times: Crime Is Soaring in Cyberspace

My spin: FYI…read it and cry, then gird up yourself so you won’t be a victim!
YBERCRIME, long a painful side effect of the innovations of Internet technology, is reaching new dimensions, security experts say. Spurred by a tightening economy, the increasing riches flowing through cyberspace and the relative ease of such crimes, technically skilled thieves and rank-and-file employees are stealing millions if not billions of dollars a year from businesses in the United States and abroad, according to consultants who track cybercrime.(full story)