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Identity theft in Russia has got an epidemic character

Identity theft in Russia has got an epidemic character. And it is just the one of many threats related to information. On statistics data in 2002 there were registered 3 371 cybercrimes in Russia. Computer hacks are the most popular (about 90 %) among all registered computer crimes related to illegal information resources access. Earlier the attention of hackers has been drown to the western firms, but now they are interested in Russian firms engaged in the sphere of e-commerce and banking. So, on January 30, 2003 in Tula’s bank $19 000 have been stolen from the personal account through the Internet. According to Department of Internal Affairs of the Tula region, it is not the first case of hacking the bank computer networks. Full Story

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