Forty years ago, mischievous adolescents got their kicks by calling people on the phone and asking them, "Do you have Prince Albert in a can?" Today, they concoct computer viruses and worms designed to knock out the networks of global corporations.

In its 2003 survey of 530 computer security professionals, the Computer Security Institute found that 56% of U.S. corporations reported unauthorized use of their computer systems within the last 12 months. The total annual losses associated with these breaches amounted to $202 million.

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