Tagged: internet

Cyber Attacks Take Flight

As technology becomes more prevalent and convoluted in American society, responses by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must adapt to the ever-changing threat of cyber attacks.  In the wake of the Sony breach by North Korea and the Islamic State (IS) hack of the Centcom twitter feed, awareness of...

Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet

The Council on Foreign Relations has published a report titled, Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet. From the report: “Over the course of the last four decades, the Internet has developed from an obscure government science experiment to one of the cornerstones of modern life. It has transformed...

How Internet Schemes Work and the Cyber-Scammers’ Scorecard for 2011

A new report provides consumers and law enforcement not only data statistics for cyber-crime but an explanation of how each internet scam is run as well. 300,000 alleged criminal acts and attempts provide the data on which the Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) 2011 Internet Crime Report is based. Unfortunately,...

Jihadists and Crime on the Internet

Jihad, Crime, and the Internet: Content Analysis of Jihadist Forum Discussions This is a recent report that was submitted to the National Institute of Justice in fulfillment of a grant from the Department of Justice. The report focuses on how Jihadists and terrorists use forums on the internet. Over the...

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Hits On-line Counterfeiters

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced the seizure of 150 website domain names as part of the ongoing Operation “In Our Sites”. Since the operation’s launch in June 2010, ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center), the Department of Justice and the...