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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