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Cybercrime (Hardcover)

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Product Overview

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.


Publisher Chelsea House Pub
Mfg Part# 9780791094068
SKU 209958160
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0791094065
Release Date 11/30/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 14
Number of Pages 0120
Publisher Chelsea House Publications
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