Cybercrimes: "C" Department informs...
Date: July 05, 2003
By Vladimir Golubev
Andrew Tshetilov from "K" Department, Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs, has presented new figures on the growth of computer crimes in Russia.
Against hi-tech crimes they make about 85 % at 80 % of latency.
When compared with almost 6 thousand cases fixed last year, early 2003 almost 3 thousand ones were registered. Character of crimes is ranged from non-authorized access and interception of information to intrusion into electronic payment systems and attacks against information resources. The USA and Western countries were concerned about IT-Security risks threatening the economic safety. Russia and Ukraine have also come across this problem resulted form the growth of a national IT-Security market exceeding western one by 1.5 times, its global character, investing potential, susceptibility to new technologies of large industrial companies.
Computer Crime Research Center
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