Tag Archives: Cybercrime

European Parliament and the Council reach political agreement on combating fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment

STRASBOURG, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (11 December 2018), the European Parliament and the Council reached political agreement on the Commission’s proposal to strengthen rules to combat fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment – such as bank cards, … Read the full press release

Cybercrime: Researchers developed psychometric tool to identify individuals more likely to fall victim to internet scams

CAMBRIDGE, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers have developed an online questionnaire which measures a range of personality traits to identify individuals who are more likely to fall victim to internet scams and other forms of cybercrime. The psychometric tool, developed … Read the full press release

University of Twente Dr Aiko Pras: Few people realize how dependent we have become on the most complex technical system ever built – the Internet

29-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “Few people realize how dependent we have become in such a short time on the most complex technical system ever built by man, the internet. Without it there would be no more cashpoints, no water from the … Read the full press release

Organised crime is still a major challenge for the internal security of the EU

Brussels, 11-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Organised crime is still a major challenge for the internal security of the EU. Cybercrime, along with trafficking in human beings and the increase in violent extremism are also major security threats that the EU continues to … Read the full press release