2006 was a good year for bad people. The Washington Post is quoting Internet security experts who say this past year saw more and worse online spam and sophisticaed cyber-attacks.
But wait, there's more good news. 2007 will not be any better, the pros predict. Our own security expert Joris Evers had a helluva time just keeping up with all the security flaws that seemed to burst open in recent weeks.
And perhaps the sourest note of all: there's so much money being bilked via cybercrime, the crooks now work 9 to 5. Not nights and weekends as in the old days. They have their day job and it's stealing from you and me.