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    Posted: Mar/25/2010 at 10:11am
As part of its annual look at Internet crime, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken a look at the top Internet scams of 2009 and the numbers are far from pretty. Online crime is indeed paying off for criminals to the tune of $559.7 million, up from $265 million in 2008. Furthermore, the agency's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) received a total of 336,655 complaints about online problems and scams, a 22.3% increase over 2008.

The most notorious techniques for scamming people online include fake "virus" pop-up ads, hitman schemes, economic stimulus fraud, job sites, and astrological reading. 

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Interesting.  I just read a story about how the government is saying they need more experts in the field of cyber security.
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