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Towards a conceptualisation of cloud cybercrime

The term ‘Cloud’ is actually a distracting misnomer that obfuscates attempts to systematically understand the impact of the cloud technologies, which have driven services that provide ‘on-demand’ computing resources with increasing effect since the mid-2000s. Moreover, ‘Cloud’ lacks the conceptual clarification needed to understand the implications of cloud technologies upon criminal behavior, crime analysis and also law enforcement.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime – University Module Series

UNDOC aims to support tertiary level educators and academics in their efforts to transmit knowledge and create a deeper understanding of rule of law related issues, with a focus on the subject areas of crime prevention and criminal justice, anti-corruption, organized crime, trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants, firearms, cybercrime, wildlife, forest and fisheries crime, counter-terrorism as well as integrity and ethics.

On the identification of suspicious users on social networks

The use of IT technology for the planning and implementation of illegal activities has been gaining ground in recent years. Nowadays, through the web and the social media, it is possible not only to divulge advertising for the disclosure of illicit activities, but also to take action that in the past needed to have people

Cybercrime and Organized Crime

Cybercrime is now far away of hackers fighting with computer systems just for fun or to teas administrators. The growth of the digital economy completely changed the criminal scene where access to assets stored in the computer’s systems becomes a objective of the crime. Possibility of high profit combined with practically very low risks made

Are Booter Services indicative of a new form of organised crime group online?

Recent changes in the cyberthreat landscape, especially high yield cybercrimes such as Ransomware and other crimes of extortion, are creating a logical (crime) environment for the creation of a more sustainable mafia-type hierarchical model of organised crime which specifically seeks to protect offenders, invest proceeds to increase wealth, power and influence and ultimately their sustainability.