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Less than 5% of cyber crime reported to gardaí

Less than 5 per cent of of cyber crime is reported to gardaí, a conference has heard.

Speaking at the conference Cyber Fraud in a Digital Age at University College Cork on Friday, Det Supt Mick Gubbins of the Garda Cyber Crime Bureau appealed to company owners and individuals to contact them when they find themselves under attack by criminals.

He said support services are ready and in place for persons impacted by cyber crime.

“Of the cyber-dependent crime, very little of that is reported. I would say it is less than 5 per cent. It is not just an Irish phenomenon. It is a European and global phenomenon. We would like to let them know that the guards have the ability to investigate cyber-dependent incidents.”

Det Supt Gubbins said one third of Irish and Northern Irish businesses have suffered a data security breach in the past year.

Read more at: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/less-than-5-of-cyber-crime-reported-to-garda%C3%AD-1.3353433

Less than 5% of cyber crime reported to gardaí – The Irish Times

Less than 5 per cent of of cyber crime is reported to gardaí, a conference has heard.

Speaking at the conference Cyber Fraud in a Digital Age at University College Cork on Friday, Det Supt Mick Gubbins of the Garda Cyber Crime Bureau appealed to company owners and individuals to contact them when they find themselves under attack by criminals.

He said support services are ready and in place for persons impacted by cyber crime.

“Of the cyber-dependent crime, very little of that is reported. I would say it is less than 5 per cent. It is not just an Irish phenomenon. It is a European and global phenomenon. We would like to let them know that the guards have the ability to investigate cyber-dependent incidents.”

Det Supt Gubbins said one third of Irish and Northern Irish businesses have suffered a data security breach in the past year.

Read more at: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/less-than-5-of-cyber-crime-reported-to-garda%C3%AD-1.3353433

Less than 5% of cyber crime reported to gardaí

Less than 5 per cent of of cyber crime is reported to gardaí, a conference has heard.

Speaking at the conference Cyber Fraud in a Digital Age at University College Cork on Friday, Det Supt Mick Gubbins of the Garda Cyber Crime Bureau appealed to company owners and individuals to contact them when they find themselves under attack by criminals.

He said support services are ready and in place for persons impacted by cyber crime.

“Of the cyber-dependent crime, very little of that is reported. I would say it is less than 5 per cent. It is not just an Irish phenomenon. It is a European and global phenomenon. We would like to let them know that the guards have the ability to investigate cyber-dependent incidents.”

Det Supt Gubbins said one third of Irish and Northern Irish businesses have suffered a data security breach in the past year.

Read more at: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/less-than-5-of-cyber-crime-reported-to-garda%C3%AD-1.3353433

Cyber Crime on rise, 3286 cases reported in Gurugram

Cyber crime remained an area of concern from the city police as they registered 3,286 in 2017 as compared to 2,402  in 2016.  According to the the data compiled by the Gurugram Police, there has been a 36 per cent rise in cyber crime in the city in 2017.

According to police officials, there were 1,954 complaints pertaining to online banking credit, Debit card fraud and cheating through mobile phones in 2017. Apart from it, 278 complaints were related to Facebook frauds and several other cases were registered under the Information Technology (IT) Act. In 2016, the online banking frauds were 1,345 and 151 Facebook complaints.

Inspector Anand Kumar Yadav of the Cyber Crime Cell said once the new Cyber Police Station becomes operational, the documentation process will become easier.

“Once it will be operational the short staff in the cyber cell will be augmented and it will help us to prevent such

Read more at: http://www.dailypioneer.com/city/cyber-crime-on-rise-3286-cases-reported-in-gurugram.html

Cybercrime cases in India are under-reported, say experts

New Delhi: With the centre scrambling to fortify India’s cyber operations amid growing warnings of malware attacks on personal and organizational devices, intelligence and cyber law experts have stated that much like crimes against women, India suffers from dismal under-reporting of cybercrime cases.

While the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) stated that India recorded 9,622, 11,592 and 12,317 cases of cybercrime in 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively, experts stated that this data accounted for merely 1% of the cybercrimes that actually took place in the country.

“These figures do not represent the ground reality. There is massive under-reporting of cybercrime cases in India and at present these numbers represent just 1% of actual incidents,” said Pavan Duggal, a cyber law expert.

He said that people seldom come forward to report cybercrimes because of loopholes in the legal system.

“In 2008, all cybercrime offences—except child pornography, cyberterrorism and breach of protected

Read more at: http://www.livemint.com/Politics/kmE7EC9twVDn3DSIZlH8QM/Cybercrime-cases-in-India-are-underreported-say-experts.html

Cybercrime cases in India are under-reported, say experts

New Delhi: With the centre scrambling to fortify India’s cyber operations amid growing warnings of malware attacks on personal and organizational devices, intelligence and cyber law experts have stated that much like crimes against women, India suffers from dismal under-reporting of cybercrime cases.

While the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) stated that India recorded 9,622, 11,592 and 12,317 cases of cybercrime in 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively, experts stated that this data accounted for merely 1% of the cybercrimes that actually took place in the country.

“These figures do not represent the ground reality. There is massive under-reporting of cybercrime cases in India and at present these numbers represent just 1% of actual incidents,” said Pavan Duggal, a cyber law expert.

He said that people seldom come forward to report cybercrimes because of loopholes in the legal system.

“In 2008, all cybercrime offences—except child pornography, cyberterrorism and breach of protected

Read more at: http://www.livemint.com/Politics/kmE7EC9twVDn3DSIZlH8QM/Cybercrime-cases-in-India-are-underreported-say-experts.html

Sextortion crimes reported to Avon and Somerset police have increased SIX-FOLD

Over the past five years the number of sextortion crimes reported to Avon and Somerset police have increased six-fold.

Sextortion – otherwise known as webcam blackmail – refers to a growing category of sexual exploitation.

In 2016-17, the force recorded 12 sextortion crimes, where criminals persuaded a victim to perform sexual acts in front of webcam or share explicit material.

At least four men have taken their own lives after being targeted sextortionists.

At least four men have taken their own lives after being targeted
(Image: PA)

This would usually be before threatening to send the pictures or video to friends and family or post it online if money is not paid. This is a considerable increase since 2012-13 when only two reports were recorded.

However, no one in the Avon and Somerset area has been charged as a result of these crime reports, with 55 per

Read more at: http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/sextortion-crimes-reported-avon-somerset-828466

Sextortion crimes reported to Avon and Somerset police have …

Over the past five years the number of sextortion crimes reported to Avon and Somerset police have increased six-fold.

Sextortion – otherwise known as webcam blackmail – refers to a growing category of sexual exploitation.

In 2016-17, the force recorded 12 sextortion crimes, where criminals persuaded a victim to perform sexual acts in front of webcam or share explicit material.

At least four men have taken their own lives after being targeted sextortionists.

At least four men have taken their own lives after being targeted
(Image: PA)

This would usually be before threatening to send the pictures or video to friends and family or post it online if money is not paid. This is a considerable increase since 2012-13 when only two reports were recorded.

However, no one in the Avon and Somerset area has been charged as a result of these crime reports, with 55 per

Read more at: http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/sextortion-crimes-reported-avon-somerset-828466

Reported costs of cyberattacks are ‘tip of the iceberg’ – QBE …

Reported costs of cyberattacks are tip of the iceberg  QBE
The mass media only reports the tip of the iceberg when it comes to cyberattacks. The real cost of a cyber claim remains drastically underreported, according to Scott Pidduck, senior underwriter at QBE Insurance Group.

If a small to mid-sized company is exposed to a ransomware attack and is asked to cough up an extortion rate of $30,000, most companies would consider that a soft event. A $30,000 hit wouldn’t have a significant impact on the balance sheet of many well-established companies.

“What they don’t see are the

Read more at: http://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/cyber/reported-costs-of-cyberattacks-are-tip-of-the-iceberg--qbe-84259.aspx

Reported costs of cyberattacks are ‘tip of the iceberg’ – QBE

Reported costs of cyberattacks are tip of the iceberg  QBE
The mass media only reports the tip of the iceberg when it comes to cyberattacks. The real cost of a cyber claim remains drastically underreported, according to Scott Pidduck, senior underwriter at QBE Insurance Group.

If a small to mid-sized company is exposed to a ransomware attack and is asked to cough up an extortion rate of $30,000, most companies would consider that a soft event. A $30,000 hit wouldn’t have a significant impact on the balance sheet of many well-established companies.

“What they don’t see are the

Read more at: http://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/cyber/reported-costs-of-cyberattacks-are-tip-of-the-iceberg--qbe-84259.aspx