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Emerging Technology in Criminal Justice

Electronic Crime/Cybercrime

With the advent of the Internet has come a whole new category of crime that includes fraud; theft of services and data; copyright infringement; destruction of data through computer sabotage (viruses); and acts causing inconvenience to agencies or compromising sensitive, secret, or confidential government and business functions. Because electronic crime is technology driven, law enforcement agencies will encounter a wide variety of technologies and criminal tactics. Because these technologies can be expected to change rapidly, law enforcement agencies must be prepared to use technology, either directly or indirectly, to frustrate and apprehend offenders. Hacking, Hack, Hacker, Security, Cyber Crime, Criminal

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