Cybercrime: Vandalizing the Information Society

  title={Cybercrime: Vandalizing the Information Society},
  author={Steven Furnell},
Cybercrime has received significant coverage in recent years, with the media, law enforcers, and governments all working to bring the issue to our attention. This paper begins by presenting an overview of the problem, considering the scope and scale of reported incidents. From this, a series of common attack types are considered (focusing upon website defacement, denial of service and malware), with specific emphasis upon the potential for these to be automated and mounted by novices. Leading… CONTINUE READING
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