Several different Threat Agent archetypes actually conduct criminal activities: Cybercriminals, anarchists, terrorists, data miners, nation states, etc. But by far, it is the cybercriminals that have the most people involved. The paper I reference talks about dissuading people from going into cybercrime by highlighting it will be 'boring'. That will have little effect on the overall number of people who join the ranks of online criminals.

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