[funsec] Cybercrime as destructive as credit crisis
Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah
rMslade at shaw.ca
Thu Nov 20 16:55:05 CST 2008
Date sent: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 13:51:13 -0600
From: Thomas Raef <traef at ebasedsecurity.com>
> But don't you think cybercrime is much the same?
I'm with you, Thomas. I recall a 2006 FBI survey (done on 2005 data) indicating
malware related incidents had a huge *financial* impact: they estimated 62 billion
for 2005, US-wide. Even allowing for over-reporting and lack of understanding, I
still think that's gotta count for something.
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