Young adults drawn to life of cybercrime, report says

Technologically-savvy young may refer to: Offspring, the product of reproduction of a new organism produced by one or more parents Youth, the time of life when one is young, often meaning the time between childhood and adulthood adults are drawn to hacking by the perceived glories of cybercrime, according to a new report from the UK’s National Crime Agency.

Based on discussions with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), convicted criminals ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority, the report concludes that people who otherwise wouldn’t be attracted to a life of crime feel a sense of accomplishment when may refer to: When?, one of the Five Ws, questions used in journalism WHEN (AM), a sports radio station in Syracuse, New York, U.S. WHEN, the former call letters of TV station WTVH in Syracuse they engage in hacking may refer to: Computer hacking, including: Hacker culture, activity within the computer programmer subculture Security hacker, someone who breaches defenses in a computer system Cybercrime Phone: by creating a pièce de résistance like a trojan or distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, they’re seeking recognition from their online community community is a small or large social unit (a group of people) who have something in common, such as norms, religion, values, or identity.

The report includes interviews from some of the cybercriminals who the NCA arrested. One suspect, who was detained for obtaining unauthorized access to a US government website, told NCA investigators that “I did it to impress the people in the hacking community, to show them I had the skills to pull it off…I wanted to prove myself…that was my main motivation.”

They’re doing it all at a very young age, too, at least compared to other criminals. In 2015, the average age of suspects the law enforcement jargon, a suspect is a known person accused or suspected of committing a crime in NCA cyber crime investigations was 17 years old, according to the report report or account is any informational work (usually of writing, speech, television, or film) made with the specific intention of relaying information or recounting certain events in a widely, compared to 37 in drug cases or CASE may refer to and 39 economic crime cases.

“That means there is great value in reaching young people people is a plurality of persons considered as a whole, as is the case with an ethnic group or nation before they ever become involved in cyber crime ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority, when their skills skill is the ability to carry out a task with pre-determined results often within a given amount of time, energy, or both can still be a force for good,” Richard Jones, Head of the National Cyber may refer to: Cyber-, a common prefix Cybernetics Cybernetic organism (Cyborg) Cyber-attack Cybercafé or Internet café, a business which provides internet access Cyber crime Cybercrime and Crime Unit’s Prevent team, said in a statement.

The UK has increasingly taken a tough stance on cybercrime crime, or computer related crime, is crime that involves a computer and a network, with 57 suspected hackers arrested in coordinated raids across the country in a single day in 2015.

This article originally appeared on PCMag.com.

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