European e-crime portal scheme floated

Friday, 20 April 2007, 1:10 AM EST

British academics and information security experts are teaming up in plans to develop a cybercrime reporting portal for Europe. The project, still at the blueprint stage, aims to get a more accurate idea of the true levels of cybercrime in Europe, an area currently clouded in doubt.

The scheme is part of efforts by a new group called Victims of Internet Crime Europe, or Voice, to encourage more victims of cybercrime to come forward. In the US, victims of crime can report problems to Internet Fraud Watch and the Internet Crime Complaint Centre.

At The Register.

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