Computer Crime Research Center


Australian Gov't Official Opens Book on Cybercrime

Date: January 18, 2008

Cybercrime might not have direct ties to digital advertising, though the individuals and syndicates behind malicious intent on the Web are a threat to how Internet users view ads on the Web. With implications of adware and Web-borne infections using ads as a vector to infect computers to infect computers, it's important to know what's happening and how to protect ad creative, networks, servers, and computers.

Australian federal agent Nigel Phair has written a book with the experience of his 18 years on the police force. "Cybercrime: The Reality of the Threat" is available on and answers questions about what's lurking on the Net. It's aimed at the consumer, but there's takeaway information on what's out there that any online marketer can find value in.

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