It's easy to let headlines about malware wash over your head. And we don't blame you. After all, malware is often reported in such a general way that it doesn't appear to be as much of a threat as it is. When people think in generalities, they can avoid the particulars that are cause for alarm.
When it comes to cybercrime, there's definitely a spectrum of success. Some hackers, try as they might, won't reign in any loot, while others will be wildly successful at their malicious work. Cameron Harrison is a member of this latter group, but he's paying the price with prison time.