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Title Number of fake websites and email addresses used for cyber crime rockets eight-fold in three years   hot icon  
Date 2019-01-16 Hit 22
Title: Number of fake websites and email addresses used for cyber crime rockets eight-fold in three years

 

Author: David Wooding, The Sun

 

Date: 06.01.2019

 

Abstract: COPS are struggling to keep pace with cyber crooks running bogus websites and email addresses. The number set up as a front for criminal activity has rocketed eight-fold in the past three years, figures reveal. A record 32,813 dodgy domains were suspended last year — and all but 200 of them were rumbled by police. But plans for industry stakeholders to fund the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit have fallen through and government funding runs out in June. Shadow policing minister Louise Haigh said: “These figures demonstrate the growing threat from cybercrime and online fraud.

 

Source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8130003/fake-websites-cyber-crime-rockets/



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