The Profile of a Cyber Criminal

For years now, forensic psychologists and behavioral sciences have been working in collaboration with law enforcement agencies to integrate psychological science into criminal profiling.

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Which of the following is most likely to get stopped and interrogated at the JFK International Airport?
a) An eccentric scientist carrying exotic species of insects?
b) Charlie Sheen?
c) A brown-skinned man wearing a robe?
If you’re thinking C then you’re probably aware that criminal profiling is a practice that law enforcement agencies around the world use. In fact, it’s being used so much that it’s given profiling a bad name. But the basic premise is sturdy: Bad guys are predictable because they are creatures of habit.
And that’s why criminal profiling is beginning to spread to  the cyber world.