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Title International students from China and Taiwan increasingly targeted in cybercrime scams (Note: accompanied by video story)   hot icon  
Date 2018-06-27 Hit 39
 

Title: International students from China and Taiwan increasingly targeted in cybercrime scams (Note: accompanied by video story)

 

Author: Patricia Karvelas, ABC

 

Date: 29 May 2018

 

Abstract: Chinese and Taiwanese students in Australia are increasingly targeted by cyber criminals. The scams take a variety of forms, but most commonly, scammers construct simulated kidnappings of international students to fleece families of ransom money. So far, $2 million has been made in this way.

 

Source: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drive/international-students-from-china-and-taiwan-cybercrime-victims/9812142

 



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