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How do online crooks really make their money?

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The cybercriminal economy has hit global revenues of $1.5 billion a year, according a study which shows the vast scale of cybercrime and how profits are acquired, laundered, spent and reinvested.

A nine-month long investigation into cybercriminal activity warns that actions by criminals on the dark web and beyond should be classed as an economy in its own right in order to account for the vast web of activity and actors involved.

ZDNet's reporter Danny Palmer explains in depth how online crooks make their money.
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How do online crooks really make their money?

by Riley654 In reply to How do online crooks real ...

Crime pays. Everybody knows that. Moreover, if cybercrime has "now become a kind of mirror image of contemporary capitalism," perhaps that shared ground says something about the primary economic systems that have risen to the top of humanity's emergent inventions.

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