Category Archives: General – Cost(s) of cybercrime

Overhypes and consequences

As CISPA Hits Congress, Cybersecurity Company Hypes The Fear Of Anonymous | Techdirt. 24 April 2012 not sure the survey (that says that over 50% of Americans fear Anonymous and co) is reliable given that it is a security company … Continue reading

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Fraud – estimatation of victims’ loss

“Microsoft: Phishing losses greatly over-estimated” (ZDNet.uk, 9 January 2009) Just an estimation, so probably an other study will contradict the figures…

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Privacy: the cost of protecting it

Avis d’expert : Données personnelles : une dictature de la transparence sans les moyens de l’assurer ? par Patrick Deleau – Tribune Solutions (08 June 2009) An analysis of the CNIL’s 2008 report on its work to protect privacy. There … Continue reading

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House of COmmons’ control on Government’s policy and EU

The House of COmmons’ European Scrutiny Committee delivered its 8th report (may 2009) and analyse, in particular, the UK Government’s implementation of EU policy on cyber attacks. Pages 19 to 21, after having summarised the EU policy, the Committee analyses … Continue reading

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Costs of cybercrime

self-explanatory Apparently, Cybercrime Isn’t Actually A Trillion-Dollar Business (TechDirt, 31 March 2009)

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Fight against cybercrime – Costs of

Financial crisis helping, some warn that firms may not invest as much as they should in cyber-security, with the negative consequences this could have. See the interview of Régis Fohrer, French Lieutenant Colonel (Home office): “La crise a un impact … Continue reading

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Fraud occurences: classics, SEC, and selling mis-behaviours

Nothing really new, just reinforcing the obvious: can’t be too careful on the net when buying or installing softwares.“Report: Fake antivirus scams pulling in profits” (ZDNet.co.uk, March 2009) or cameras for that matter: “Office Depot Employees Blowing The Whistle On … Continue reading

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Cost of cybercrime – another study

“Global cost of cybercrime hit $1tn, study finds” by McAfee, (ZDnet.co.uk, 29 January 2009)

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Police e-crime unit calls for industry aid (11 December 2008)

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Underground economy – the ‘benefits’ of fraud

self-explanatory: “Symantec takes cybercrime snapshot with ‘Underground Economy’ report ” (24 November 2008)

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