Home » Posts tagged with » Cybercrime

VC Sheriff accesses expertise to fight online sexual predators

VC Sheriff accesses expertise to fight online sexual predators

  The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has entered into a research study partnership with Dr. Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar from Purdue University to study patterns of online sexual predators.  In recent years, the use of social media and other online communication portals as an avenue to commit sex crimes has increased dramatically.  According to the U.S. Department […]

Report: Cybercrime Costs $445 Billion Annually

Report: Cybercrime Costs $445 Billion Annually

A Washington think tank has estimated the likely annual cost of cybercrime and economic espionage to the world economy at more than $445 billion — or almost 1 percent of global income. According to the Washington Post the estimate by the Center for Strategic and International Studies is lower than the eye-popping $1 trillion figure […]