Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2014, Page: 33-37
A Global Perspective on Cybercrime
Kobra Mamandi, M. A. Law Criminal and Criminology, Qom Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qom, Iran
Saeideh Yari, M. A. Law Criminal and Criminology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qom, Iran
Received: Feb. 4, 2014;       Published: Mar. 20, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.hss.20140202.14      View  3796      Downloads  383
Abstract
Cybercrimes are responsible for the interruption of normal computer functions and has been known to cause the downfall of many companies and personal entities. The expression crime is defined as an act, which subjects the doer to legal punishment or any offence against morality, social order or any unjust or shameful act. The "offence" is defined in the Code of Criminal Procedure to mean as an act or omission made punishable by any law for the time being in force. Society is becoming more dependent upon data and networks to operate our businesses, government, national defense and other critical functions. Cybercrime is a kind of crime that happens in "cyberspace", that is, happens in the world of computer and the Internet. Although many people have a limited knowledge of "cybercrime", this kind of crime has the serious potential for severe impact on our lives and society, because our society is becoming an information society, full of information exchange happening in "cyberspace". Thus, it is necessary to introduce cybercrime detailed. This paper gives detailed information regarding cybercrime, its types, and modes of cybercrime. Cyber Crime from the world but we can reduce it to a large extent by creating awareness in Society. We suggest a system of administrative regulation backed by criminal sanctions that will provide the incentives necessary to create a workable deterrent to cybercrime. This new model is compared to some important existing models and applied to cybercrime. This paper is aimed particularly at readers concerned with major systems employed in medium to large commercial or industrial enterprises.
Keywords
Cybercrime, Cyberspace, Hacking, Crime, Computer
To cite this article
Kobra Mamandi, Saeideh Yari, A Global Perspective on Cybercrime, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2014, pp. 33-37. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20140202.14
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