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Hacking activity and development of Internet-technologies

The number of operations carried out through Internet is constantly increasing. New ways of electronic purchase are being used. The securities trade through Internet becomes more popular. Internet is also changing forms of commerce. The electronic auction is widely accepted. According to e-Marketer analysis, the world electronic commerce turnover will be $1.26 trillion in 2003. The representatives of Russia’s Boston Consulting Group predict that Russian electronic trade volume will reach $400-600 million in 2003. According to RosBusinessConsulting agency, nearly $40 million will be spent on realizing Russian multifunctional trade portal Internet-project! The agency reports that the portal will provide services connected with Internet-commerce, banking, insurance, reserving airplane tickets and tourist tours, broking, as well as electronic mass media, entertainment sites, search systems, online casinos, games and so on. In addition, the entire portal system will feature the united payment and trade. At the same time, every medal is known to have two sides. The expected development of electronic business will cause joy not only to owners of projected Internet shops and developing Internet services. The criminal world representatives are also waiting for their new victims. The use of up-to-date technologies and telecommunications has considerably extended their “hunting grounds”. The electronic commerce systems forcing many companies to act not in a safe way but in a quick one give hackers an opportunity to illegally penetrate into them. Full Story

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