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computer crime

(legal)
Breaking the criminal law by use of a computer.

See also computer ethics, software law.
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If charged with the Computer Crime Act, the two men could face up to five years in jail.
Computer crime is increasing exponentially, especially with the rise of social networking sites.
The company represents banks, legal firms, police forces and the military, specialising in recovering data to be used as evidence in computer crimes including fraud and child pornography.
Detective Chief Inspector Charlie McMurdie, head of the Metropolitan Police's Computer Crime Unit, said: "This is the first successful prosecution in the UK for this type of offence.
Birmingham-based IT service and support firm Icomm Technologies is helping local businesses control internal computer crimes by offering free system health checks this month.
Mr Bhabra owns Adecs Ltd, in Torwood Close, Westwood Heath, Coventry, and has spoken out after the government revealed that the cost of computer crime to businesses in the UK has risen by 50 per cent over the last two years.
Every conceivable aspect of digital evidence and computer crime is covered in detail.
The fact that such a high percentage of respondents In our web poll think them hackers should have received a more severe punishment shows that businesses are sick to the back teeth of those who engage in computer crime,'
Vacca's Computer Forensics: Computer Crime Scene Investigation 2nd Edition (1584503890, $49.
The newsletter also includes interviews with experts in computer crime, news clips, legislative updates, and best practice guidelines for combating computer-involved and fraud-based crimes.
De Montfort University in the UK has announced that it is to launch a new degree aimed at combating computer crime which is to be the first of its kind in the East Midlands.

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