Cybercrime is big. But how big is it really? In a paper presented at VB2015 and together with the presentation video published on our website today, ESET researcher Stephen Cobb looks at previous studies that attempt the size of cybercrime and asks why we need such data and what can be done better.
Sizing cybercrime: incidents and accidents, hints and allegations
How big is cybercrime?
Various attempts have been made to measure the size of cybercrime around the world, or in individual countries, but how reliable are the methodologies used, and what do they actually measure?
In the paper “Sizing cybercrime: incidents and accidents, hints and allegations” presented at VB2015 in Prague, ESETresearcher Stephen Cobb looked at the available literature on the issue and tried among other things to answer these questions.
Posted by Virus Bulletin on Feb 11, 2016