Concepts and Terms: High Tech Crime Brief

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The rapidly expanding capabilities of information and communications technologies (ICT) have created new crimes and new ways to commit old crimes. Criminal threats include: computer intrusions, distributed denial of service attacks, malware (the insertion of malicious software code into a computer), stealing ICT services, online child pornography and the misuse of email. This brief examines some of the terminology and sets out a definitional framework for measuring and analysing high tech crime.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Specialist publicationHigh Tech Crime Brief
PublisherAustralian Institute of Criminology
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes


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