Don't know if one is supposed to post anything about 'bugs' and other nasties here in our General Chat, but was just reading the below:
"Criminals recruiting young people
And just as social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook are popular with teenagers, professional computer criminals are exploiting technology-savvy teens through underground online social networks to maximize profits, said Danielle Fournier, general manager of McAfee Canada.
"The age and demographics are interesting," Fournier said. "A few years ago it was all fun for them," she said of the teenagers. "Now at the age of 15, they can make a lot of money [by working for online criminals, writing malware or hacking]"
"Thirty-five per cent of music shared through peer-to-peer applications is infected by malware
," Marcus said as an example. "It's very effective [as a malware delivery vehicle]."
McAfee found that internet searches for filesharing services yielded a high degree of risky results. Searches for "Bearshare" returned 45.9 per cent risky links; "Limewire" gave a 37.1 per cent rate of risk; and "Kazaa" delivered a 34.9 portion of suspect search results.
(Source and full article: http://www.mytelus.com/ncp_news/article.en...ticleID=2694834
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Must be a true temptation to be 15 and either work part time for minimum wage or get an allowance versus 'big bucks'. No matter what we read, I suspect the ones that doe it are few and far between?