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Defcon: Cybercriminals taking cues from Mafia, says FBI

The Web site offered to sell stolen credit card information for $100, but it was the title of the poster that caught FBI agent Thomas X Grasso Jr.’s attention. The cybercriminal identified himself as a “Capo di capo” — a boss of bosses, in Mafia parlance. As money has become the driving force behind online threats, cybercriminals have been taking a page from organized crime, adopting the same kind of organizational structures as these older crime groups, Grasso told an audience Friday at the Defcon hacker conference. Defcon immediately follows Black Hat, its sister show. Full Story

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