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cybercrime

Crimes perpetrated over the Internet, typically having to do with online fraud. See cybercrook and cyberextortion.
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He pointed that the terrorist groups recruited dozens of young people through the internet according to reports of several research centers, saying that several African children became vulnerable to dangers of the cyber crimes such as pornography.
Lt-Col Harmool said the Sharjah Police are intensifying efforts to develop their capabilities and technology to investigate cyber crimes.
Most importantly, he said, Turkey still needs to create public awareness of cyber crime.
While the growth of online fraud and cyber crime is likely to only increase in 2013, the resources available to the police may fall.
Dinei Florencio and Cormac Herley said in a paper entitled 'Sex, Lies and Cyber Crime Surveys', that there were deep similarities between surveys that try to get a snapshot of hi-tech crime and those that peep into human sexual relations.
The EU executive also wants to increase penalties for cyber crime and to oblige the bloc's 27 governments to share more information about cyber attacks.
They don't often go public with cyber crime for fear of negative media attention and subsequent loss of customers.
ONLINE fraud is growing as fast as the internet itself, a computer crime investigator claimsThe criminals are committing age-old offences but have new means at their disposal, says Gary Probert, of the Gwent Police cyber crime unit.
Money laundering, business fraud and cyber crime are growing fast -- with technology fueling the boom, cites a special report.
Report Reveals Median Annualized Cost of Cyber Crime is $3.
More than half of fraud and cyber crime victims suffered financial loss, the survey found.
Objective: "Some progress has been made in understanding and managing cyber crime as well assessing its economic impact.