The ‘economically disastrous’ consequences of cybercrime

The ‘economically disastrous’ consequences of cybercrime
Legalbrief (subscription), South Africa – Aug 14, 2007
Over the past few days, the world wide web has been labelled a ‘playground of criminals’ and a ‘lawless Wild West’ by lawmakers who are trying to contain

UK Government Urges Action Against Cybercrime
PC World – Aug 10, 2007
The technology committee of the House of Lords is urging the government to act to protect individual Internet users against online crime.

Credit-card fraud, cybercrime rockets
The Statesman, India – Aug 9, 2007
KOLKATA, Aug 9 : While cybercrimes and credit card frauds are growing, so is the concern among the customers who want their banks to use advanced methods to

US Attorney Reports South Carolina Man Pleads Guilty To Federal
Lawfuel (press release), New Zealand – Aug 15, 2007
The “girl” was in fact an undercover investigator with the Florida Attorney General’s Child Predator CyberCrime Unit who had been chatting online with Dove
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Takahashi: Two conferences, one city taking on cybercrime
San Jose Mercury News,  USA – Aug 2, 2007
By Dean Takahashi There aren’t many places where you can see the gray space between the good guys and the bad guys in the cybercrime wars.

Computer crime is slicker than you think
CRN Australia, Australia – Aug 15, 2007
“There’s certainly more money in the cybercrime market than the antivirus market. The internet security industry is a drop in the bucket; we’re talking

Cybercrime needs urgent action
Web User, UK – Aug 10, 2007
The committee also proposed that the police should be the first port of call when reporting cybercrime, not banks as the government has previously

OPTA acts against malware, threatens fines
Telecom Paper (subscription), Netherlands – Aug 15, 2007
This is the first time the regulator has acted against cybercrime in this capacity. The entrepreneurs distribute malware which has been installed about 22

Govt urged to tackle cybercrime
BCS, UK – Aug 10, 2007
A recent report from the House of Lords has called on the government to do more to protect internet users against the threat of cybercrime.

FBI, Secret Service must improve cybercrime training
FCW.com, VA – Jul 23, 2007
GAO found that staffing was one of four major challenges to addressing cybercrime. In a report for the House Homeland Security and Judiciary committees,

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