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Source: Concord Monitor Online - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security But tucked into the back of the 280-page book is a chapter of an entirely different cast, titled "Hacking, Why Not?" There, Samudra urges fellow Muslim radicals to take the holy war into cyberspace by attacking U.S. computers, with the particular aim of committing credit card fraud, called "carding." The chapter provides an outline on getting started.

The primer on carding is rudimentary, according to U.S. and Indonesian cybercrime experts, but it provides a rare glimpse into the mounting threat posed by terrorists using Internet fraud to finance their operations.

"The worry is that an army of people doing cybercrime could raise a great deal of money for other activities that terrorists are carrying out," said Alan Paller, research director of the Sans Institute, a U.S. Internet-security training company.

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