Monthly Archives: September 2006

US Dept of Justice News: “Cybercrime becoming more organized” (CNET News / Reuters)

You would not have thought it, but the US Departement of Justice just became aware of cybercrime becoming more organized, as CNET News reports

However, its the old stories about ID theft and botnets, plus some speculation on “terrorists attacking infrastructure via the Internet. Nothing really newsworthy, just another “ceterum censeo” by the U.S. Department of Justice and its deputy chief of the computer crimes and intellectual-property section, Christopher Painter. Their motto, as usual: “If you have nothing to report you should still try to scare people”. And of course the news people will print it…