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Report Describes Psychological Effects Of Cybercrime

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posted on Sep, 9 2010 @ 11:22 AM
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Report Describes Psychological Effects Of Cybercrime


www.redorbit.com

More than one-in-four Internet users have given a fake name while online, and more than 20 percent have done something they regret while surfing the Web, according to a groundbreaking study released Wednesday by Internet security firm Symantec.

The study, entitled "Norton Cybercrime Report: The Human Impact", reveals the widespread problem of global cybercrime, including identity theft, viruses, hacking, online harassment, cyberscams, phishing and sexual predation.
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posted on Sep, 9 2010 @ 11:22 AM
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As you can probably guess, BomSquad is not my given name. Would this also be construed as "lying" about my identity?

Some findings of the report are not ground shaking. Such as most people would prefer to remain anonymous while being able to get information about others.

I think the sheer volume of people surveyed reporting that they have been victims of cybercrime was a little surprising (at least to me).

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