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Shocking crime surge – THE TRUTH: England, Wales stats now include hacking and fraud


Re: Awesome!

Not the way I read the report. "Computer misuse" accounts for 1,966,000 reported incidents, of which 1,300,000 are "Computer virus" and 667,000 are "Unauthorised access to personal information (including hacking)". That leaves -1,000 (rounding error) incidents for your name calling, PTW.

If there are 1.3 million virus infections reported to the police, there must be hundreds of millions of actual infections. In my country, I'd expect reporting a computer virus to the police to be at best a pointless exercise. Are UK cops more diligent? Or are expectations higher?

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