I was lucky enough to be invited to attend the Communication and Fraud Control Association (CFCA) conference this week. This event talks about the fraud that targets the communication sector. Most of the attendees were from communications providers like AT&T and the discussions focused on different types of fraud that are seen by these communications providers.
For the past few years I have been surprised that there hasn't been more cyber crime/cyber attacks portrayed in films, tv, etc. To that end, I recently read a book called The Alexandria Project by Andrew Updegrove.
Another week goes by and another batch of passwords gets posted on the Internet. This week LinkedIn got hit and even Mitt Romney's personal email account was compromised by a hacker properly guessing his password reset questions.