Hacker Hit Men for Hire

Want to steal your competitor's secrets or smother him with spam? For a few dollars, brazen gangs of Internet outlaws are happy to oblige

For a mere $249, the Russian Hacker Assn. promises to destroy your "Web enemy." According to its Internet ad, the RHA will configure a robot e-mailer that can bombard your target with tens of thousands of e-mails in a single day, gumming up computer networks and interrupting normal business operations.

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