Computer Crime

  title={Computer Crime},
  author={Christopher A. Pilewski},
  booktitle={Information Security Management Handbook, 6th ed.},
  • Christopher A. Pilewski
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  • Computer Science
  • An increasing number of domestic and international criminal activities are using the Internet. Computers and other electronic devices can be tools to commit crime or are targeted by criminals. A personal computer connected to the Internet without protection may be infected with malicious software in under a minute. This briefing discusses the scale and nature of computer crime, the technologies available to protect computers, and highlights the key policy challenges. 

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