Cybercrime : a reference handbook
- Bernadette H. Schell and Clemens Martin.
- Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2004.
- Physical description
- xiv, 247 p. ; 24 cm.
- Contemporary world issues.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-222) and index.
- 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
- 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.
- Supplemental links
Table of contents
- Publication date
- Contemporary world issues
- 1851096833 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- 1851096884 (e-book)
- 9781851096886 (e-book)
- 9781851096831 (hardcover : alk. paper)