Cybercrime: Much more organized

Cybercrime offers the potential for immense profits. So it is no surprise that the digital “mob” has moved into the space. According to some experts, there is no such thing as “disorganized cybercrime” any more

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It is a given that if there is money to be made from illegal activity, organized crime will be a player. So it is no surprise that multiple versions of the mob are active in cybercrime.

But how much of a player the digital mobs are, and whether that has led to a qualitative difference in cybercrime that requires a change in defense strategy is less clear.

To some extent, some difficulty in estimating the penetration of organized crime is inevitable – criminals don’t want to be caught, so they try to avoid scrutiny by law enforcement in particular and the public in general.

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