oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Computer crimes and countermeasures
|Article Title||Computer crimes and countermeasures|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Criminology, University of South Africa. **Security Consultant, Theliop Loss Control International, Randburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 1991|
|Pages||28 - 33|
|Keyword(s)||Accounting control, Boot infectors, Computer vulnerability, Computer-related crimes, Cryptography, Defraud institutions, Electronic fund transfers, Fraud, Hacking, Physical destruction, Program infectors, Program manipulation, Sabotage, Security protection and Viruses|
It is impossible to imagine a world without computers. Every aspect of our existence in the physical realm is in one way or another influenced by computer technology. From household budgets to outer space programme, medical science to high-tech war, there is a dependence upon the capabilities of computers that have revolutionised our existence.
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