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Cyber crime affects an estimated 6 million Colombians

Cyber Crime in Colombia: An Underestimated Threat?

...Meanwhile, the Police Cyber Center unit (CCP) responded to just over 1,600 cyber attacks. Playing Cyber Catch Up Colombia has taken some steps to combat cyber crime. In 2009,...

Mexico Moves into Cyber Crime

...differ on which types of cyber crime are most common Mexico, with a 2009 report by security firm Grupo Multisistemas de Seguridad Industrial finding that the most-reported cyber crimes in the country are...

Cyber Crime: Big, but not Bigger than Drugs

...measurement of the profits made by cyber crime. The company has been making similar claims about cyber crime bringing in higher profits than drug trafficking since at least 2009....
Norton estimated the costs of cyber crime across the globe

Norton says Cyber Crime Costs Mexico $3B Per Year

...confirmed the trend. Rafael Estrada Michel, director of the National Institute of Penal Sciences, told an international cyber crime conference taking place in Mexico City this week that cyber crimes were...
Regional police chiefs at the recent Ameripol meeting

Can Ameripol Center Effectively Combat Cyber Crime?

...anti-cyber crime office in Bogota, Colombia. Ameripol’s decision to create a regional cyber security center will likely provide law enforcement agencies with additional tools to combat cyber crime and...

3 Recommendations for Colombia’s Fight Against Cyber Crime

...of Cyber Crime According to police statistics cited in the report, Colombian police made 422 arrests related to cyber crime in 2013, a 67 percent increase from arrests made...
Microsoft's Cybercrime Center in Redmond, Washington

Microsoft Opens Anti-Cyber Crime Office in Colombia

...to address cyber crime. Announcing its new Cybercrime Center in Redmond, Washington, on November 14, Microsoft identified 12 locations across the globe for satellite offices and regional laboratories, including...
Hackers used computer programs to access bank accounts

Hacker Group Arrest in Colombia Points to Evolution of Cyber Crime

...cyber crime in the region, Microsoft announced the creation of an anti-cyber crime office in Colombia in 2013 aimed at combating online criminal networks. Governments throughout the region have...
Cyber crime is a growing problem across the region

Peru Overhauls Criminal Code To Tackle Cyber Crime

...commit cyber crime, reported El Peruano. Existing laws were 15 years old and needed updating, and judges had complained they were not clear enough, lawyers told the newspaper. InSight...
The Bolivia kidnapping suspects

Kidnap Cyber Crime Techniques Spread to Bolivia

...cyber crime, having no specific legal framework to criminalize and punish it, and even shutting down the security forces Computer Crimes Division in 2008, according to Global Information Society...

Cyber Crime Costs LatAm Banks $93B a Year: Report

...conference in Buenos Aires, warned that “the scope of cybercrime in Latin America is really worrisome, with very likely scenarios of cyber-attacks and worrisome consequences for the population which...

Spy vs Spy: Cyber Crime, Surveillance on Rise in Latin America

...Phone tapping, data theft, and secret recordings have made headlines across Latin America in recent weeks, reflecting the growth of cyber crime and information trafficking in the region, as...