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Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism, 3rd Edition

By Robert E. Taylor, Eric J. Fritsch, John Ca Liederbach

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 26, 2014


This text uses a conversational tone to the writing designed to convey complex technical issues as understandable concepts.


Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism, 3e, is written in a user-friendly fashion, designed to be understandable by 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, digital terrorism, and information warfare. Additionally, upon completion of the text, readers should find themselves better prepared for further study into the growing problems of crime, terrorism and information warfare being committed using computer technology.

Teaching and Learning


This easy-to-read text offers an overview of both the technological and behavioral aspects of digital crime and terrorism. It provides:

  • Up-to-date coverage of the digital crime, digital terrorism and the information warfare problem: Introducesstudents to the types of crimes, acts of terrorism, and information warfare that are committed using computers, networks, and the Internet
  • Outstanding pedagogical features: Encourages students to develop critical thinking skills with numerous examples and exercises
  • Exceptional instructor resources: Makes class preparation quick and easy with innovative features

Table of Contents

Chapter 1        Introduction and Overview of Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism

Chapter 2        Digital Terrorism and Information Warfare

Chapter 3        The Criminology of Computer Crime

Chapter 4        Hackers

Chapter 5        Sophisticated Cyber Criminal Organizations

Chapter 6        White Collar Crimes

Chapter 7        Viruses and Malicious Code

Chapter 8        Sex Crimes, Victimization, and Obscenity on the World Wide Web</title>

Chapter 9        Anarchy and Hate on the World Wide Web

Chapter 10      Digital Laws and Legislation

Chapter 11      Law Enforcement Roles and Responses</title>

Chapter 12      The Investigation of Computer-Related Crime

Chapter 13      Digital Forensics

Chapter 14      Information Security and Infrastructure Protection</title>

Chapter 15      Digital Crime and Terrorism: A Forecast of Trends and Policy Implications

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-345890-3

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-345890-9

Format: Book

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