Cybercrime for sale

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When the United States Secret Service started to focus on cybercrimes nearly two decades ago, the market for this kind of electronic malfeasance was not nearly as large or as organized as it would quickly become, according to William Noonan, deputy special agent in charge for the Criminal Investigative Division of Cyber Operations at the U.S. Secret Service.

Now, just like in other more established arenas of crime, it's not just the sophisticated, knowledgeable and well-financed hackers and cybercriminal organizations that law enforcers like Noonan's team need to worry about, it's also the plethora of small-time or wannabe hackers or online fraudsters who are being supplied and supported by the more savvy perpetrators of internet threats. 

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