Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Trust the World's Fastest VPN with Your Internet Security & Freedom - A Lifetime Subscription of PureVPN at 88% off. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. ×
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This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived.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:

Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you. -- Thomas Jefferson

Working...