Phisheries report

Wired has an interesting 25-page article on how FBI did a sting operation involving a "flipped" card scam bulleting board operator. Reminiscent of Markoff’s books about the various hunts for Kevin Mitnick and other mistfits.

I can’t help but notice what sad sacks these "hackers" and "cyber criminals" turn out to be. Not much of Al Capone over them, just overweight and pale board jockeys sitting up all night hammering out badly spelled instant messages.