oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Hacking into computer systems, anomie and computer, education
|Article Title||Hacking into computer systems, anomie and computer, education|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Justice and Youth Studies, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia|
|Publication Date||Jan 1998|
|Pages||15 - 18|
|Keyword(s)||Access to information, Anomie, Computer ethics, Criminal intent, Hacking by lecturers, Information technology, Privacy and Societal condition|
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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