British teenagers are being lured into cyber crime through online gaming forums, warns National Crime Agency

Young people are often not motivated by financial gain but by a desire to prove themselves to their peers

Teenagers in the UK are being lured into cyber crime through gaming forums, according to a new report by the National Crime Agency.

The report , based on interviews with eight former cyber criminals, reveals that young people who become involved in cyber crime are often not the type of people who would engage in "traditional" crime, such as theft or burglary.

A large proportion of offenders begin to participate in gaming cheat websites and "modding" (game...
source: The Daily Mirror

2017-04-21 14:49
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