NCA launches UK ad campaign to divert kids searching for cybercrime tools

The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has launched a new advertising campaign designed to divert young people searching for cybercrime services to white hat alternatives.

As spotted by cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs, using a UK IP address when searching Google for particular terms that can relate to cybercrime, such as Distributed Denial-of-service (DDoS) for hire, booters, stressers, or Remote Access Trojans (RATs), can result in ads paid for by the agency appearing.

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Source: ZDNet