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Cybercrime

Every new technology gives rise to new forms of crime; computers and the Internet are no exception. Following the rapid growth of the World Wide Web, criminals have found ways to do everything from steal mon… (See Below for Full Description)
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Every new technology gives rise to new forms of crime; computers and the Internet are no exception. Following the rapid growth of the World Wide Web, criminals have found ways to do everything from steal money to lure victims to their deaths via cyberspace. Cybercrime explains the various dangers and risks of going online, how law enforcement works to combat these crimes, and how to avoid becoming a victim of an online crime.

Chapters include:

  • The Threat of Cybercrime
  • Studying Cybercrime
  • Cybertheft and Illegal Goods
  • Identity Theft and Phishing
  • Cyberstalking and Cyberbullying
  • Online Pornography
  • Hacking and Malware
  • How to Avoid Cybercriminals.

Cases covered include:

  • Viruses, such as Code Red, Melissa, and Creep
  • Kevin Mitnick, notorious hacker
  • 414s, a hacker gang
  • Abuse, bullying, and stalking via social-networking sites.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-7910-9406-8
ISBN-10 791094065
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-1798-0
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Criminal Investigations
Author Jeffrey Ian Ross, Ph.D.; Consulting Editor: John L. French, Crime Scene Supervisor, Baltimore Police Crime Laboratory
Publication Date 11/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Chronology. Bibliography. Endnotes. Further resources. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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