Andrew Power, Nicola Fox-Hamilton and Grainne Kirwan presented research at the Cyberpsychology and Computer Psychology Conference on 16th-17th July. This conference was organised by the University of Bolton Computer and Cyberpsychology Research Unit (http://www.bolton.ac.uk/HSS/Research/Psychology/UBCCRU.aspx)
Nicola Fox-Hamilton presented some of the work based on her MSc in Cyberpsychology research project. Her presentation focused on the use of deceptive language in online dating profiles, with particular consideration of cross-cultural differences.
Andrew Power and Grainne Kirwan presented work examining the use of psychological manipulation techniques in cybercrime, with focus on advance fee fraud and phishing emails.
Information on CyComp 2012 is available at http://www.bolton.ac.uk/conferences/cycomp2012/ and information on the IADT presentations is available from firstname.lastname@example.org
Story submitted by:Dr. Gráinne Kirwan
19 July 2012