On the definition and classification of cybercrime

@article{Gordon2006OnTD,
  title={On the definition and classification of cybercrime},
  author={Sarah Gordon and Richard Ford},
  journal={Journal in Computer Virology},
  year={2006},
  volume={2},
  pages={13-20}
}
The idea of Cybercrime is not new, yet there is significant confusion amongst academics, computer security experts and users as to the extent of real Cybercrime. In this paper, we explore the breadth of computer-based crime, providing a definition of the emerging terms “Cybercrime” and “crimeware”. We then divide Cybercrime into two distinct categories: Type I Cybercrime, which is mostly technological in nature, and Type II Cybercrime, which has a more pronounced human element. We then use two… CONTINUE READING
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