n Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - How organised is cybercrime and can it be called 'organised crime' per se? : editorial
|Article Title||How organised is cybercrime and can it be called 'organised crime' per se? : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2015|
|Pages||I - V|
Given modern societies' increased reliance on borderless and decentralised information technologies, cyberspace has been identified as an easy target for organised criminals, criminal hackers (so-called 'crackers'), 'hacktivists', governments themselves or even terrorist networks for the perpetration of a number of wide-ranging illegal activities. Gone are the days when encryption was foolproof, e-commerce was safe, gaming was just for fun, war was fought by actual people, and the Internet was safely in the hands of responsible entities.
Article metrics loading...