computer crime

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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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Attorney's Office for the Central District of California, where he served as Computer and Telecommunications Coordinator (one of the lead computer crimes prosecutors) in the Cyber and Intellectual Property Crimes Section.
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.
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.
37) This discord is foreseeable because computer crimes in a more industrialized nation will have greater ramifications than in a less industrialized nation.
The director Computer Crimes Unit of the Directorate General for Fight with Organized Crime at the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior has stated that at present there is no operation underway against the torrent sites.
This rise in products is in line with the exponential increase in computer crimes globally.
The volume opens with an overview of the problem generally, followed by chapters devoted to specific computer crimes (cyberstalking, identity theft, etc.
Sophos believes that these results reflect business & increasing intolerance towards those who commit computer crimes.
An updated book/cd package provides an overview of computer forensics, from information security issues to how computer crimes are investigated.
In a joint response to the commission's request for comments, several legal defense and civil rights groups assert that those "convicted of computer crimes are already punished more harshly compared to similar crimes.
The House recently passed legislation to increase penalties for computer crimes and make it easier for Internet service providers (ISPs) to disclose dangerous material to government agencies.
Law enforcement organizations cannot determine exactly how many computer crimes occur each year.