Professor David Maimon's cyber security research was recently highlighted on Voice of America's website. The article is about 21st century cyber criminals using computers and Internet to commit modern day bank heists. Professor Maimon's research hopes to break new ground by examining the motivations behind recent cyber attacks and how a potential victim's online behavior can enable or discourage future attacks.
Dr. David Maimon is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice. His current research focuses on computer hacking and system trespassing, computer networks vulnerabilities to cyber attacks, and the consequences of community social disorganization on behavioral and psychological outcomes (underage drinking, suicide and crime).
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To view the full article, please go to http://www.voanews.com/content/cyber-criminals-/1670236.html