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How cybercriminals turn paper checks stolen from mailboxes into bitcoin

David Maimon, Georgia State University While cybercrime gets a lot of attention from law enforcement and the media these days, I’ve been documenting a less...

You know how to identify phishing emails – a cybersecurity researcher...

Rick Wash, Michigan State University An employee at MacEwan University got an email in 2017 from someone claiming to...

Why Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg may be in hot water with the...

Jena Martin, West Virginia University The Wall Street Journal recently revealed that Facebook treats users’ posts differently depending on...

Trillions in infrastructure spending could mean hundreds of billions in fraud

Jetson Leder-Luis, Boston University The U.S. government may be on the verge of spending as much as US$4.5 trillion...

Here’s how much your personal information is worth to cybercriminals –...

Ravi Sen, Texas A&M University Data breaches have become common, and billions of records are stolen worldwide every year....

Sketchy darknet websites are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic –...

David Maimon, Georgia State University Underground markets that sell illegal commodities like drugs, counterfeit currency and fake documentation tend to flourish in times of crisis,...

Does ignoring robocalls make them stop? Here’s what we learned from...

Sathvik Prasad, North Carolina State University and Bradley Reaves, North Carolina State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big...

Why Steve Bannon faces fraud charges: 4 questions answered

Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer, University of Notre Dame Editor’s note: Federal prosecutors in New York have arrested former senior Trump adviser Steve Bannon and three other...

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Julius Caesar in our times

Jyotsna G. Singh, Michigan State University “All the world’s a stage,” Shakespeare once wrote. In recent weeks, that Shakespearean adage has been particularly resonant, with the...