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Researchers simulate mafia and terrorism recruitment

Computational and social sciences help institutions prevent and fight the recruitment process of mafia and terrorist organisations. Researchers developed a new tool that will be made available to municipalities to ‘measure’ the future economic and social effects of their policies

Terrorism recruitment on the dark web

How do terrorists recruit people on the anonymous corner of the internet known as the dark web? We asked security expert Michael Osborne... Read more

Fighting terrorism online: prevention is better than cure

The EU launches the fight against online terrorism with new rules to tackle propaganda and recruiting on social media. But how effective could they be?... Read more

When science challenges terrorism

New studies are developing innovative tools that mix social, psychological and economic factors to study the recruitment process of organised crime and terror groups. The balance between fundamental rights and security is at stake... Read more

Beyond the Godfather

A new study is revealing the profile of modern mafia and scientifically testing possible policies to fight it... Read more

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