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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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This shows the commitment of the MPS Computer Crime Unit to work with industry to prosecute people who use technology to cause harm.
The move comes on the back of the DTI's recent report, which stated that only one per cent of companies nationwide are taking necessary measures to prevent computer crimes.
The measures need to be realistic - a small business may not be able to afford to set aside money to deal with computer crime, but they can reasonably have a written security policy for staff and enforce it.
Former Federal Computer Crimes Prosecutor, to Serve As Managing Director
9) Marc Goodman, "Making Computer Crime Count," FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, August 2001, 13.
The scope of computer crime and computer-enabled crime touches not only our everyday consumer activity, but potentially also our national security.
Cybercrooks who are repeat offenders are the only ones to do any real time, says Jorilson Rodrigues, a Brazilian federal police computer crime specialist.
A further pounds 10m was distributed to the 43 police forces of England and Wales to tackle the problem of internet and computer crime, making a total of pounds 50m.
San Antonio College will share a three-year, $900,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop new courses and degree programs that will train information security professionals to guard against computer crime.
In early November, the Council of Europe approved an annex to a computer crime treaty that would criminalize publishing material online that "advocates, promotes or incites hatred [or] discrimination.
Bratton offered few new strategies Wednesday for fighting the gang violence, except pushing his plans to build a computer crime tracking system called COMSTAT.
The US House of Representatives has passed legislation that will affect computer crime and the ability of government agencies to obtain dangerous material from ISPs.

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