Crime in Cyberspace: Offenders and the Role of Organized Crime Groups
Australian National University (ANU) - Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet); Australian National University (ANU)
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS); Australian National University (ANU) - Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet)
Australian National University
Australian National University (ANU)
ANU Cybercrime Observatory, Australian National University
Australian National University (ANU) - School of Regulation, Justice and Diplomacy
May 16, 2013
This working paper summarizes what is currently known about cybercrime offenders and groups. The paper briefly outlines definition and scope of cybercrime, the theoretical and empirical challenges in addressing what is known about cyber offenders, and the likely role of organized crime groups (OCG). The paper gives examples of known cases that illustrate individual and group behaviour, profiles typical offenders, including online child exploitation offenders, and describes methods and techniques commonly used to identify crimeware and help trace offenders.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 44
Keywords: cybercrime, Internet crime, cyber offenders, online offenders, online child sex offenders, online investigationworking papers series
Date posted: February 4, 2013 ; Last revised: May 20, 2013
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