Cybercrime

Cybercrime

Criminal Threats From Cyberspace

Book - 2010
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This fascinating and timely book traces the emergence and evolution of cybercrime as an increasingly intransigent threat to society.


• A chronology traces the emergence and evolution of cybercrime from the 1950s to the present

• Detailed descriptions and analysis of real cybercrime cases illustrate what cybercrime is and how cybercriminals operate


This fascinating and timely book traces the emergence and evolution of cybercrime as an increasingly intransigent threat to society.



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Brenner (law and technology, U. of Dayton) explains what cybercrime is and how it affects the average citizen. She addresses legal and policy issues; the rise of cybercrime from mainframe computer hacking in the 1950s to today; different types, including identity theft, stalking, extortion, fraud, harassment, and viruses and worms; who criminals are; investigation and prosecution; the challenges cybercrime poses for law enforcement at the national and global levels; and balancing law with the privacy of US citizens. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2010
ISBN: 9780313365461
0313365466
Characteristics: ix, 281 p. ; 24 cm

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