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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Softwares and Soft Words, Part 4

Reading Time: 2 minutesSOFTWARES AND SOFT WORDS – CYBERCRIME AS A TECHNICAL AND SOCIAL PHENOMENON PART 4: COMMON SENSE – THE WAY TO A SAFE VIRTUAL LIFE In these articles we have discussed the two feet that cybercrime stands on. We have demonstrated that they work together, and one could not function without the other. The technology makes […]

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Softwares and Soft Words, Part 3

Reading Time: 2 minutesSOFTWARES AND SOFT WORDS – CYBERCRIME AS A TECHNICAL AND SOCIAL PHENOMENON PART 3: SOFT WORDS – THE CRIMINALS AS SOCIAL ENGINEERS In the previous part we have established that the software the criminals use, while efficient, are not necessarily very complicated. The idea of an omnipotent hacker being able to break any laws of […]

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Softwares and Soft Words, Part 2

Reading Time: 2 minutesSOFTWARES AND SOFT WORDS – CYBERCRIME AS A TECHNICAL AND SOCIAL PHENOMENON PART 2: SOFTWARE – THE TECHNOLOGY BEHIND ONLINE CRIMES We could simplify the subject of these articles by saying that phishing scams, and online scams in general, stand on two feet: the technological foot and the social foot. The former is needed for […]

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