If you unwittingly downloaded malware to your computer which masqueraded as anti-virus software would you just clean it up and carry on, or report it to the authorities?
What would you do if you unwittingly became a victim of a phishing attack? Do you know how you'd go about reporting the phishing to the authorities?
What would you do if your website was compromised by SQL injection? Do you know how you would go about reporting the crime to the authorities?
If you have ever unwittingly downloaded malware as a result of opening an attachment in an email, did you report it to the police? Here's why you should, and how you should go about doing it.
I was sent a link to this marvellous article on the Paleo-Future blog about a book which predicted the future of computer crime.. in 1981. Here is the double page spread from "School, Work and Play (World of Tomorrow)": Click Read more…