Tuesday, September 8, 2009

FBI at Vol State

Cyber crime goes beyond hacking into computers and stealing information. According to the Internet Crime Complaint Center, “From January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2008, there were 275,284 complaints. This is a 33.1% increase compared to 2007 when 206,884 complaints were received.

Special Agent John Medeiros of the FBI will speak at Vol State Wednesday September 9. Medeiros will talk about everything from hacking and identity theft, to child pornography. This seminar will be held in the Rochelle Center in the library at 10am. The purpose of the seminar is to educate and inform, while giving ways to protect you from internet crime.

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