Starting today, I will be presenting stories of real people whose lives have been turned upside down by hackers.
First, here are two video stories by
- You Have Been Hacked
Crimes Committed on Your Computer: Hackers corrupted a teenager's computer, and he nearly went to prison.
- You Could Be Hacked: A Follow-up
An update on the family whose son was nearly arrested for porn on his computer.
Followed by an online report by Red Tape Chronicles at
- In An Instant, Retirement Savings Vanish
An article by MSNBC's Bob Sullivan who covers Internet scams and consumer fraud for MSNBC.com. Read about how, in an instant, $79,000 in Dave DeSmidt’s retirement account after 25 years of savings had disappeared.
The winner of multiple journalism awards for his coverage of online crime, Bob is the author of the book:
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