"(Hackers) were previously searching fun and fame, now it's financial gain," he told Canada AM Thursday. "They're actually making more money now than the illegal drug trade. Organized web mobs throughout the world are making billions and billions of dollars every single year."
Rapidly-advancing technology has also changed the way the game is played, forcing the security industry to always operate a few steps behind.
And forcing US to pay for it all with more costly security systems and more kluge and complexity in our computers.
According to this article, hackers are making more money than drug smugglers. Let's see some prison sentences consistent with that fact. Hackers cause more damage than terrorists. Let's start treating them as such. Waterboard their computers and force the hackers to watch! :)