oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Hacking into computer systems, anomie and computer, education

Volume 11, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



Discussing megatrends and megamistakes in information technology, Forester (1992) wrote that hackers are an ""... unplanned product of the (information technology) revolution. Mostly young males, these computer enthusiasts specialize in gaining unauthorized access to other people's computer systems for fun and for profit.

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