Few other means of cyber crime get as much attention as identity theft. Yesterday's Wall Street Journal notes how, contrary to general impression, the identity thieves of today use the stolen information to rack up small charges that makes prosecutors unwilling to spend as much effort as when a large amount is stolen. The article notes the various ways in which thieves steal data ranging from phishing scams to low-tech thefts to stealing post-office boxes (sic) to hotels.

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