I hope I never find mine on Google.
Now and again, I google for my social security number, hoping that the number of hits will be zero but fearing that it won't be. So far, so good.
The NYTimes has a piece on small networks and home machines being used by spammers as relays.
As spam has proliferated — and with it the attempts by big Internet providers to block messages sent from the addresses of known spammers — many mass e-mailers have become more clever in avoiding the blockades by aggressively bouncing messages off the computers of unaware third parties.
Russian hacking company?
Slashdot has a story linking to a series in the Washington Post this week about a group of Russian crackers. The important points? They were distributed, well organized, in it for the money - and successful.