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Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Drug Traffickers: Cybercrime Isn’t That Lucrative

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(flicker.com/burritoes) Cybercrime! We’re basically living through the digital equivalent of Prohibition, right? Well, a couple of researchers would like to quash everyone’s mental images of Scarface but with credit-card databases instead of blow.  Having run the numbers, researchers Dinei Florêncio and Cormac Herley took to the New York Times opinion...
Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Drug Traffickers: Cybercrime Isn’t That Lucrative

Guess What? Most Cybercrime 'Losses' Are Massively Exaggerated As Well

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We've talked about exaggerations in "losses" due to infringement for many years. However, we've also discussed how claims of "losses" due to so-called "cybercrime" are also massively inflated. It appears that others are figuring this out as well. The NY Times has an op-ed piece from two researchers, Dinei Florencio...
Guess What? Most Cybercrime 'Losses' Are Massively Exaggerated As Well
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