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by Jon Surmacz

Many Web Site Hackers Are Schoolboys

Apr 26, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Learning Is Doing… A recent study shows that spikes in the number of hacking incidents worldwide take place when schools are in recess. There were almost 400,000 attacks on websites in 2004, up 36 percent from 2003, according to Zone-H, an organization that monitors website hacking. The main targets, according to a Reuters report, are U.S. military websites, and large companies and governments.