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Updated at: Jul 05, 2017


Tainted Love: Social Engineering at Dating Websites

Aunshul Rege

This talk offers a Criminological perspective on the different types of crimes that occur at dating websites, such as romance scams, identity theft, hacking, and extortion. It examines the anatomy of scam networks, focusing on divisions of labor, culture and routines, and how 'grooming' (social engineering) is used to lure victims into scams. It also examines some countermeasures via proactive industry measures and cybervigilantism.