Cybercrime Costs How Much?

The extent of cybercrime continues to explode, as we have noted before (see, for example, 1, 2, 3). Consider the following: Interpol describes the types of cybercrime that exist — “Cybercrime is a fast-growing area of crime. More and more criminals are exploiting the speed, convenience, and anonymity of the Internet to commit a diverse […]

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Ransomware: Even Worse Than the Name Implies

The term “ransom” has been around for hundreds of years and is best described as a way to redeem someone from captivity, bondage, detention, etc., by paying a demanded price. Today, we have another destructive variation of the word ransom — that is “ransomware.” What is it and what can we do about it? TechRepublic […]

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