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Cybercrime : a reference handbook / Bernadette H. Schell and Clemens Martin.

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Author/Creator:
Schell, Bernadette H. (Bernadette Hlubik), 1952-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2004
Imprint:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2004.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 247 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-222) and index.
Contents:
  • A history and categories of cybercrime
  • Basic cybercrime terms
  • Birth of the White Hats
  • The origin of the Black Hat label in the United States and Britain
  • Y2K : fears emerge about cyberterrorism
  • Post-Y2K incidents exacerbating cyberterrorist fears
  • Countering cyberterrorists : the U.S. Homeland Security Act of 2002
  • Incidents exacerbating cyberterrorism anxieties
  • The importance of social engineering to cybercriminals
  • Categories of cybercrime : harm to property and/or to persons
  • Criminal liability and the coincidence of four elements
  • The increasing complexity of property cybercrime
  • Cybercrimes against persons
  • The nonoffenses of cybervigilantism and hacktivism
  • Issues, controversies, and solutions
  • Overview of the number of reported incidents of computer system intrusions, government agencies, and institutions
  • Methods used to commit cybercrime, cases, and countermeasures
  • Controversies surrounding intellectual property rights, copyright, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Controversial "non-cases" of cracking
  • Overview of system vulnerabilities and related controversies
  • How chief operating officers worldwide are feeling about their systems' vulnerabilities and why
  • A case study : outlining the "real" threat of a possible coordinated terror attack
  • Using honeypots to better know "the enemy", and controversies surrounding them
  • More question of interest : operating systems software--are some more vulnerable to cracking exploits than others?
  • Global legislative countermeasures and controversies : the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime
  • Chronology
  • Biographical sketches
  • Cybercrime legal cases
  • A summary of recent U.S. anti-terror and anti-cybercrime legislation
  • General observations about recent trends in cybercrime
  • Timeline and description of recent computer crimes prosecuted under the U.S. Computer Crime Statute U.S.C. section 1030.
Contributor:
Martin, Clemens.
Series:
Contemporary world issues.
Subjects:
ISBN:
1851096833
1851096884
9781851096886
9781851096831

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