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In a Tweet, security expert Mikko Hypponen asked if Twitter had always listed which websites embedded a particular Tweet. Now, the embedded Tweets lists have disappeared overnight.
A computer hacker temporarily took down the Wikileaks website on Sunday as 250,000 US diplomatic cables were released on the site.
Hi-tech criminals are dusting off some old tricks as mobile phones become more sophisticated.
The Conficker computer virus is still spreading after infecting millions of computers, a British technology security expert said. Computers infected with the virus -- also called Downadup or Kido -- are hard to count, because we don't know how many machines are being cleaned, said F-Secure chief research officer Mikko Hypponen, the British Broadcasting Corp.
Experts say the economic downturn is likely to affect hi-tech criminals over the next year.
If 2007 saw the rise of professional cyber-thieves, then 2008 was the year they perfected their work.