Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2021

Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2021 A EUROPOL Report A SCARS Special Report Cybercrime In The COVID Era The exceptional COVID-19 crisis has fuelled the increase of cybercrime in all its forms, while grey infrastructure serves to facilitate the proliferation of crime The IOCTA is Europol’s flagship strategic product that provides a law enforcement-focused assessment of evolving threats and key developments in the area of cybercrime. In previous versions [...]

United States Crime Victims’ Rights Laws by State or Territory

United States Crime Victims’ Rights Laws by State or Territory Provided by SCARS Courtesy of the NCVLI U.S. Victims’ Rights Law by State or Territory Click on the state or territory below to view its current victims’ rights laws Links will load a PDF file containing the victims' rights statutes for that state or territory. Alabama Nebraska Alaska Nevada Arizona New Hampshire Arkansas New Jersey California New Mexico Colorado New [...]

ID.me and the Government Agencies Using Them – A Guest Commentary by Brett Johnson

An Open Letter to ID.me and the Government Agencies Using Them A Guest Commentary by Brett Johnson Presented by SCARS ID.me - A Major Risk To Public Privacy? A guest editorial by Brett Johnson, Member of the SCARS Advisory Board In Brett's own words (with minor corrections for spelling since Google penalizes us for spelling errors) We present this as is because the topics raised are important for all [...]

UK Proposed A New Cybercrime Fighting Force!

UK Proposed A New Cybercrime Fighting Force! An Advocacy Spotlight Presented by SCARS UK Proposes Fraud/Scam Law Enforcement Shake-Up Changes to the way in which fraud, cyber and online crime is monitored and enforced in England and Wales have been proposed by the UK government The proposals include replacing Action Fraud with an improved national fraud and cybercrime reporting system within the National Crime Agency (NCA); strengthening the NCA [...]

Rewards for Justice – U.S. Government Reward Offer

Rewards for Justice – U.S. Government Reward Offer U.S Department of State Offers Rewards for Cybercriminals A SCARS Special Report The Biden Administration Is Focused On Stoping Cybercriminals Rewards for Justice – Reward Offer for Information on Foreign Malicious Cyber Activity Against U.S. Critical Infrastructure The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program, which is administered by the Diplomatic Security Service, is offering a reward of [...]