Police must join forces across international borders to take on modern cybercriminals. wutzkohphoto/Shutterstock.com Frank J. Cilluffo, George Washington University; Alec Nadeau, George Washington University, and Rob Wainwright, University of Exeter From 2009 to 2016, a cybercrime network called Avalanche grew into one of the world’s most sophisticated criminal syndicates. It resembled an international conglomerate,
When victims report a cybercrime they expect someone brought to justice, but that’s not always possible. Flickr/Blogtrepreneur, CC BY Cassandra Cross, Queensland University of Technology Two thirds of victims of cybercrime were not satisfied with the outcome of their reported offence, according an evaluation of the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) that has
Year in and year out the increasing adaptivity of offenders has maintained ransomware's position as a major cybersecurity threat. The cybersecurity industry has responded with a similar degree of adaptiveness, but has focussed more upon technical (science) than ‘non-technical’ (social science) factors.
Spies and intelligence agents, wiretaps and classified documents; thanks to our extensive training through Hollywood movies, these things seem to us purely cinematic, the elements of a more or less intriguing political thriller. But things like that really do exist. It’s not unheard of that countries spy on, manipulate or sabotage each other to reach