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Academic publications - from the project

2016

Edwards, M. J., Wattam, S., Rayson, P., & Rashid, A. (2016). Sampling labelled profile data for identity resolution, presented at IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Washington, DC: DOI: 10.1109/BigData.2016.7840645.

Rashid, A. (2016, September). The role of language in cybercrime investigations. Keynote at 1st International Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Investigating and Countering Crime, Beijing, China, September 12, 2016.

Whitty, M. T. (2016, December). “There’s a scam out there for everyone”: An examination of the scammers’ tricks employed in two types of mass-marketing frauds – work-at-home and romance scams. Invited Talk for the Australian Institute of Criminology and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, 15th Decemember 2016

2017

Whitty, M., Edwards, M., Levi, M., Peersman, C., Rashid, A., Sasse, A., Sorrell, T., & Stringhini, G. (2017). Ethical and social challenges with developing automated methods to detect and warn potential victims of mass-marketing fraud (MMF), presented at Second International Workshop on Computational Methods for CyberSafety (CyberSafety 2017), Perth, 2017. Switzerland: IW3C2 (International World Wide Web Conference Committee). DOI: 10.1145/3041021.3053891.

Edwards, M. J., Peersman, C., & Rashid, A. (2017). Scamming the scammers: towards automatic detection of persuasion in advance fee frauds, presented at Second International Workshop on Computational Methods for CyberSafety (CyberSafety 2017), Perth, 2017. Switzerland: IW3C2 (International World Wide Web Conference Committee). DOI: 10.1145/3041021.3053889.

2018

Edwards, M, Suarez-Tangil, G, Peersman, C, Stringhini, G, Rashid, A & Whitty, M (2018). 'The Geography of Online Dating Fraud' Paper presented at Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection, San Franciso, United States, 24/05/18 - 24/05/18

Whitty, M. T. (2018). Do You Love Me? Psychological Characteristics of Romance Scam Victims, 21(2), 105-109.

Whitty, M. T. (2018). It’s just a game: Developing a framework to understand cyberfraud from a Nigerian cultural perspective. International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 12, 89-106.

Whitty, M. T. (in press). Predicting susceptibility to cyber-fraud victimhood. Journal of Financial Crime.

Whitty, M. T. (in press). Who can spot an online romance scam? Journal of Financial Crime

Keynotes

Whitty, M. T. (2017, June). DAPM: Detecting and preventing mass-marketing frauds. The Research Institute in Science of Cyber Security (RISCS) Community Workshop, 23rd June, 2017.

Whitty, M. T. (2017, July). Detecting and preventing mass-marketing fraud: An interdisciplinary approach. International Conference on Cybercrime and Computer Forensics, Queensland, Australia, July 17 – July 18, 2017.

Invited Talks

Whitty, M. T. (2016, June). Loved and Lost: A psychological examination of the online dating romance scam. Invited talk for International workshop at the University of Haifa, June 21-22, 2016.

Whitty, M. T. (2016, July). Loved and Lost: A psychological examination of the online dating romance scam. Invited talk for UCL: International Crime Science Conference, July 12, 2016.

Whitty, M. (September, 2016). Tackling MMF from a Multi-Disciplinary Approach. Invited talk for Silence of the scams: Progress, practice and prevention conference. Brunel, University 29th September, 2016.

Whitty, M. T. (2016, December). “There’s a scam out there for everyone”: An examination of the scammers’ tricks employed in two types of mass-marketing frauds – work-at-home and romance scams. Invited Talk for the Australian Institute of Criminology and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, 15th December 2016.

Whitty, M. T. (2017, January). Comparisons across cyber-enabled mass marketing frauds. The Cost of Scams and Financial Abuse: Working together to protect residents from harm, Buckinghamshire & Surrey Trading standards conference, 25th January 2017.

Whitty, M. T. (2017, February). The online dating romance scam. People in Security Conference, Portsmouth, 7-8th February, 2017.

Whitty, M. T. (2017, May). Romance scam: The hyperpersonal effect. Workshop on Security and Human Behaviour, University of Cambridge, May 24-25th, 2017.

Sorrell, T. & Whitty, M. T. (2017, June). Victim-offenders in romance scams. Decoding the human. University of Oxford, June 13th, 2017.

Whitty, M. T. (2017, June). Why guardianship behaviours don’t also prevent scams. Gumtree event, London, June 5th, 2017.

Whitty, M. T. (2017, July). Persuasive strategies employed by cyberfraudsters. Gumtree event, London, July 3rd, 2017.