cybercrook

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cybercrook

A person who gains illegal entrance into a computer system or who diverts financial transfers into his or her own account. See cracker and netopath.
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On the other hand, international agencies are overwhelmed by reports of cyber criminal activity and lack the resources and skilled manpower to tackle it effectively.
Microsoft noticed a "polarization" of cyber criminal behavior and a surge in the use of "marketing-like" deception tactics to steal money from people.
Cameroonian cyber criminal gangs especially are preying on Bahraini and Gulf businessmen using new hi-tech tricks," Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive Ibrahim Allanjawi said.
McAfee also warns that URL shorteners, like those used to accommodate Twitter s 140-character limit, make the cyber criminal s task even easier.
At the consultative forum, experts will explain the threats, and steps to be taken by organisations to protect themselves against cyber criminal.
After the data is stolen the cyber criminal will either sell the information to others who will monetize it through some fraudulent scheme or the criminal will directly attempt to cash it out.
That connection request from someone you don't remember could be a cyber criminal.
On Facebook, all it takes for a cyber criminal to attack is to set up a fake profile which downloads malware to a device and randomly invite Facebook users.
For nearly three hours they encountered the nastiest creations of both cyber criminal gangs and nation states, as they run rampant in a virtual environment.
Cameroonian cyber criminal gangs especially are preying on Bahraini and Gulf businessmen using new hi-tech tricks,' Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive Ibrahim Allanjawi said.
This cyber criminal black market caters to buyers' needs just as any other business, and functions in similar ways.
20 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman ASA, a leading security company, today announced that Righard Zwienenberg, Chief Research Officer, will speak on cyber criminal behavior and strategies at the Cyber Security 2010 event, Sept.