Faced with stricter Internet security measures like CAPTCHAS, some spammers have begun
borrowing a page from corporate America’s playbook: they are
outsourcing. Read the full article. [The New York Times]

A ring of ticket brokers has been indicted in connection to an elaborate hacking scheme that used bots and other fraudulent means to purchase more than 1 million tickets for concerts, sporting events and other events. The defendants made more than $25 million in profits from the resale of the tickets between 2002 and 2009. Read the full article. [Wired]

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