The cybercrime ecosystem is vast and complex – and increasingly littered with specialists who will cheaply sell your data.
Organized crime gangs in Southeast Asia use psychological profiling, elaborate scripts and algorithms to produce sophisticated scams. Using dating apps, they target vulnerable people looking for love.
An estimated one in ten Australian tertiary students have paid a so-called contract cheating service to do their work for them. What most don’t think about is the risk of being blackmailed later.
The AN0M app was programmed by law enforcement to allow ‘back-door’ access. This led to the retrieval of information that culminated in hundreds of search warrants.
We unpacked a large cybercrime business network and found a group relying on business 101 tactics: VIP memberships, cheap trial offers and a customer base reluctant to spend.
Reptiles are consistently overlooked by regulators of the trade in wildlife, but many face extinction in the wild.
Vulnerable websites are popping up as organizations move online during the coronavirus pandemic – and hackers have more time at home alone. The result is more websites falling victim to defacement.
In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it’s time to change that.
Beware the #WorkFromHome selfie.
Language analysis may help police catch offenders.
Facebook is planning to put end-to-end encryption on all its messaging services soon. But governments aren’t happy about it, as it could make it harder to catch criminals.
The Commonwealth Criminal Code now has two substantive new criminal offences aimed at limiting live streaming of crime. Both target technology companies, not terrorists.
Begun as part of efforts to preserve online anonymity and privacy, Freenet, Tor and the Invisible Internet Project are, like the rest of the web, home to both crime and free expression.
The nature of sexual offending has changed, but can we better identify sexual groomers before abuse occurs?
Around the world, people are both increasingly dependent on, and distrustful of, digital technology. New research suggests ways this conflict could unfold.
Like legitimate e-commerce, ransomware e-crime is increasing in scale, value and sophistication.