USA Cyber Crime
This Thread is about Cyber Crime in USA.
How does the USA authorities deal with cybercrime in general?
Does USA have strict laws in place to govern cyber fraud and cyber transactions?
What measures are in place for victims of cyber crime in USA?
Experts: US spy tools could be co-opted
Electronic spying tools used by the US government could end up in the hands of organised criminals and hackers, further eroding Internet security, warned industry leaders who called for new restrictions and oversight of government activity. Ref. Source 2
Our dependency on computers makes this a real possibility because a hacker is spending more time on how to get in more than developers are spending their time trying to stop them from getting in. Its likely that if a hacker was targeting utilities then it would be someone from outside the location that's going to be affected, that makes it more worrisome.
White House cybersecurity summit at Stanford
President Obama and tech leaders gather in Silicon Valley to discuss cybersecurity and privacy. Ref. USAToday