Ineffective law enforcement, bad economy fueling cybercrime

Cybercriminals operating worldwide are benefitting from ineffective law enforcement and a growing economic recession that could make jittery people more susceptible to cybercrime scams. So concludes security firm McAfee in its new report, “Virtual Criminology Report—Cybercrime vs. Cyberlaw.” published Tuesday. The report pulls together the opinions of about two dozen legal experts, academic researchers and security-response professionals working as far afield as Britain, continental Europe, the Baltic countries, Brazil, India, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and North America…

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