Skip to comments.Former IT staffer at Camp David starts cyber security business in Central Pa.
Posted on 06/30/2017 8:24:59 AM PDT by Gennie
A Google search for cyber crime images yields hundreds of takes on roughly the same visual: a person in a black, hooded sweatshirt lurking behind a computer screen.
But if you talk to Jason McNew about how best to describe the web users committing such crimes, you'll hear a different answer.
"The perpetrators of these crimes know exactly what they're doing," he said. "They are well-educated, well-funded and organized. This problem is organized crime. They're college graduates. They operate out of jurisdictions where they know American law enforcement can't get them."
(Excerpt) Read more at cpbj.com ...
I have been making the same points to my customers for years. The hackers of today are no longer some kid in mom’s basement. They are organized criminals.
Go to some of the former East Bloc states and you find a) very intelligent people, b) excellent universities, and c) a dearth of real job opportunities.
All of which is a perfect set-up for organized crime.
We've come a long way since 1964.
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