Interview: A "malicious hacker" making over $10K a week
It remains to be seen just how much actual hacking is to be had behind online ID theft and credit card scams - and the details in this story are likely to remain indefinitely unverifiable.
The results of one blogger's recent three-day IRC chat with an alleged Romanian credit card scammer give a peek into just how trivial the process could be.
Much like with the recent, now infamous "Epic Hack" of tech writer Mat Honan (where Amazon and Apple password reset were played off one another to gain account access), it appears that these techniques are performed by using available systems and playing their weaknesses off one another to get a desired result.
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