Cybercrime: An Encyclopedia of Digital Crime, 1st Edition

  • Nancy E. Marion
  • Jason Twede
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  • ISBN-10: 1440857350
  • ISBN-13: 9781440857355
  • DDC: 364.16
  • 520 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Cybercrime is characterized by criminal acts that take place in the borderless digital realm. It takes on many forms, and its perpetrators and victims are varied. From financial theft, destruction of systems, fraud, corporate espionage, and ransoming of information to the more personal, such as stalking and web-cam spying as well as cyberterrorism, this work covers the full spectrum of crimes committed via cyberspace. It covers the most noteworthy attacks while also focusing on the myriad issues that surround cybercrime. Topics include the different types of cyberattacks, cybercrime techniques, specific cybercriminals and cybercrime groups, and cybercrime investigations. While objective in its approach, this book does not shy away from covering such relevant, controversial topics as Julian Assange and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. It also provides detailed information on all of the latest developments in this constantly involving field.