According to new research Governments should focus more funds on policing the internet and less on anti-virus software. Computer scientists at the University of Cambridge agreed out the cybercrime study after being approached by the UK's Ministry of Defense. The opinion of Prof Anderson, it is mainly the US government and the FBI in particular that carry out the heavy lifting when it comes to pursuing cybercrime.
The report indicated that the UK was spending almost £640m annually on the problem. It thought less than £10m of that sum was spent on cybercrime law enforcement. The team worked with colleagues in Germany, the Netherlands, the USA and UK to compile the study. They well thought-out all the main types of cybercrime, including online payment and banking fraud.