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Growth in Internet Crime Calls for Growth in Punishment

Dec 03, 2008, 21:17 (2 Talkback[s])

"Despite these successes, Internet crime is now more prevalent and more professional than ever before. F-Secure believes that against a background of steeply increasing Internet crime, the obvious inefficiency of the international and national authorities in catching, prosecuting and sentencing Internet criminals is a problem that needs to be solved. A call for the establishment of "Internetpol" to tackle online crime -- made by Mikko Hyppönen, F-Secure's Chief Research Officer -- has been received with great interest internationally"
Readers might recall how F-Secure gave the infamous Sony Rootkit a pass --ed.

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