On the definition and classification of cybercrime

  title={On the definition and classification of cybercrime},
  author={Sarah Gordon and Richard Ford},
  journal={Journal in Computer Virology},
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. [] Key Result Finally we provide several suggestions for future work in the area of Cybercrime.

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