] Internet chat groups, particularly those using a format
] called Internet relay chat, or I.R.C., now play an
] important and growing role in online credit card fraud,
] according to a report released last week by a group of
] Internet security experts who form the Honeynet Project.
] The project sets up computer systems called honeynets
] that are intended to be easy to infiltrate in order to
] monitor and record how hackers work.