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Mexican Drug Cartels and Cyberspace
From: "Adam Behnke" <adam () infosecinstitute com>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 09:28:38 -0500
Mexican drug trafficking organizations are increasingly demonstrating a
desire to make money from cyber-crime, attracted by the high profits and
minimal risks, offered by such activities as fraud, theft, and piracy. These
gangs lack the needed technical know-how within their ranks, which means
they would be desperate to recruit programmers with the expertise to break
into the world of cyber-crime.
Recent claims that computer programmers are being forcibly recruited by
Mexican drug gangs, if true, suggest that these groups are acquiring the
ability to reap the potential profits of cyber-crime. Read the full article
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- Mexican Drug Cartels and Cyberspace Adam Behnke (Mar 26)