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Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism, 2nd Edition

Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism, 2nd Edition
Author: Robert E. Taylor - Eric J. Fritsch - John R Lieder
ISBN 13: 9780137008773
ISBN 10: 137008775
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-03-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $113.20

Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism, Second Edition, is written for students and practitioners with a beginning interest in studying crimes and terrorist acts committed using digital technology. This user-friendly book offers a conversational writing style that distills complex technical concepts and issues to make them accessible to even the most technologically challenged reader. Issues addressed in the book include descriptions of the types of crimes and terrorist acts committed using computer technology, theories addressing hackers and other types of digital criminals, an overview of the legal strategies and tactics targeting this type of crime, and in-depth coverage of investigating and researching digital crime and digital terrorism. Some new features to this edition include:

  • Added significant material relating to the use of electronic communication and the Internet by terrorist groups, both domestically and internationally.

  • New discussion on the extent of viruses and malicious code attacks, with updated information regarding attack trends, vulnerability trends, malicious code trends, and span trends.

  • New discussion of Cyberbullying, Cyberstalking, and Prostitution and the Sex Trade.