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Why Kids Hack: Understanding And Mitigating Risk Factors

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

With a computer in almost every household and a cell phone in almost every pocket, it’s easier than ever for kids and teenagers to learn how to hack….

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Holt Named Fellow of Netherlands Cybercrime Institute

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Thomas Holt

Thomas Holt, professor in the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice has been named a fellow of the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law…

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Prostitution Has Gone Online – And Pimps are Thriving

Monday, August 15, 2016
Mary Finn

With the sale of sex shifting online, today’s pimps are avoiding police detection by using underground websites, social media, mobile apps and even by hiding their ads on…

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Cyber Thieves Making Millions in Profits

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Thomas Holt

Cyber thieves who steal credit and debit card numbers are making millions of dollars in profits, fueling a global criminal enterprise marked by the high-profile data breaches of…

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1 in 4 Kids Sexually Harassed by Friends Online

Thursday, January 7, 2016

It’s not just strangers who target children online. Kids’ own friends are sexually harassing them over the Internet, finds new research led by a Michigan State University cybercrime…

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