Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Crime

Submission + - NYTimes says Cybercrime Risk Vastly Overstated (nytimes.com)

retroworks writes: Dinei Florencio and Cormac Herley write that cybercrime, like unrestricted fishing, depleted gullible and unprotected users, producing diminishing returns (over-phishing?). They argue that the statistics on the extent of losses from cybercrime are flawed because there is never an under-estimation (or gain) reported. Do they underestimate the number of suckers gaining internet access born every minute? Or has cybercrime become the "shark attack" that gets reported more often than it occurs?
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

NYTimes says Cybercrime Risk Vastly Overstated

Comments Filter:

"Though a program be but three lines long, someday it will have to be maintained." -- The Tao of Programming

Working...