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The BBC honeypot
An investigation by the BBC News website has tried to find out the scale of the security risks the net poses to the average user. The BBC honeypot computer was attacked on average every 12-15 minutes.
Part Two: How the hackers were trapped
Tackling the hackers face-to-face
The malicious hackers behind the spam, phishing and net attacks talk about what they do and why.
Caught in the net
A series of attacks on a gambling website helped to create one net company that battles the hackers directly.
Tackling the botnets at source
The rise of the botnet has given hackers more tools and computer security experts more headaches.
Hi-tech crime: A glossary
We help to explain the jargon and the buzzwords surrounding 21st Century cyber crime.
Spinning a web to catch a hacker
From tanks to hack attacks, a profile of Lance Spitzner, the man who started the Honeynet Project.
Hijacked computers under the remote control of a single person
A hacker who uses their skills for malicious ends
Bogus e-mails which trick people into handing over confidential details
Examining the telltale clues inside a typical spam e-mail
Safe or sucker?
Take our quiz to see if you know how to protect your PC
Tips to help separate bogus messages from the real ones