News tagged with victims

'Sextortion,' a new cyber crime, is common: study

Sextortion—using nude photos of someone to press for even racier content or other goods—is surprisingly common, a US think tank says in what it calls the first in-depth study of another danger lurking in cyberspace.

dateMay 11, 2016 in Security
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Why ransomware is on the rise

A California hospital recently had its patients' records held hostage. But the perpetrators did not commandeer a room full of paper files. They were in fact hackers who restricted access to the electronic records and demanded ...

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Security
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Major report on honour-based violence

Researchers from the University of Bristol have contributed to a national report on police forces' understanding of honour-based violence (HBV), forced marriage (FM) and female genital mutilation (FGM).

dateDec 09, 2015 in Social Sciences
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