Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 4:17 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Interpol to crack down on cyber crime

By The Associated Press

This article was published May 8, 2012 at 9:17 a.m.

— The president of the global police network Interpol says fighting cyber crime is a top priority this year.

Interpol is holding its conference in Israel for the first time.

Khoo Boon Hui told a conference of 49 European member states on Tuesday that online crime is increasing and crossing borders. He pointed to a recent study by London Metropolitan University that found 80 percent of cyber crime is connected to international organized gangs.

Hui said Malaysian police last month arrested more than 200 cyber scammers from China and Taiwan in two syndicates managed from Taiwan.

Hackers penetrated the Interpol Web site this year.

Online crime costs Europe annually about 750 billion euros, or $977 billion, he said.

Hui said Interpol will open a digital security complex in Singapore in 2014.

Comment on: Interpol to crack down on cyber crime

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1 total comment

NONSHEEPLE says... May 8, 2012 at 10:34 a.m.

"Online crime costs Europe annually about 750 billion euros, or $977 billion"

So crime really does pay.... almost a TRILLION a year..

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Cncsawoperator&wareh

    Pipe & Tube Supply, Inc. accepting applications for CNC Saw ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Deputy sheriff position- the grant

    Deputy Sheriff position-The Grant County Sheriff's Departmen...
    SHERIDAN, AR

  • Commercialcarpenters

    carpenters, commercial, wanted. Pay to $20 hour with benefit...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Forestry

    forestryfuture Harvest Service, LLC, Fountain Hill, AR, hir...
    FOUNTAIN HILL, AR

  • Program mgr

    Ozark Natural Science Center Immediate Opening for: Program ...
    HUNTSVILLE, AR

Search 895 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online