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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Cybercrime and Digital Forensics: An Introduction 2nd ed isbn 9781138238732

Cybercrime and Digital Forensics: An Introduction

ISBN13: 9781138021303
New Edition ISBN: 9781138238732
Published: January 2015
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The emergence of the World Wide Web, smartphones, and Computer-Mediated Communications (CMCs) profoundly affect the way in which people interact online and offline.

Individuals who engage in socially unacceptable or outright criminal acts increasingly utilize technology to connect with one another in ways that are not otherwise possible in the real world due to shame, social stigma, or risk of detection. As a consequence, there are now myriad opportunities for wrongdoing and abuse through technology.

This book offers a comprehensive and integrative introduction to cybercrime. It is the first to connect the disparate literature on the various types of cybercrime, the investigation and detection of cybercrime and the role of digital information, and the wider role of technology as a facilitator for social relationships between deviants and criminals. It includes coverage of:-

  • key theoretical and methodological perspectives,
  • computer hacking and digital piracy,
  • economic crime and online fraud,
  • pornography and online sex crime,
  • cyber-bulling and cyber-stalking,
  • cyber-terrorism and extremism,
  • digital forensic investigation and its legal context,
  • cybercrime policy.
This book includes lively and engaging features, such as discussion questions, boxed examples of unique events and key figures in offending, quotes from interviews with active offenders and a full glossary of terms. It is supplemented by a companion website that includes further students exercises and instructor resources.

Information Technology Law, Internet Law, Criminal Law
1. Technology and Cybercrime
2. Computer Hackers and Hacking
3. Malware and Automated Computer Attacks
4. Digital Piracy and Intellectual Property Theft
5. Economic Crimes and On-Line Fraud
6. Pornography, Prostitution, and Sex Crimes
7. Cyberbullying, On-Line Harassment, and Cyberstalking
8. On-line Extremism, Cyberterror, and Cyber Warfare
9. Cybercrime and Criminological Theories
10. Evolution of Digital Forensics
11. Acquisition and Examination of Forensic Evidence
12. Legal Challenges in Digital Forensic Investigations
13. The Future of Cybercrime, Terror, and Policy.