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Cybercrime: August 2010
- National Crime Victimization Survey, 2007 : identity theft reported by households, 2007 : statistical tables
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Jun 2010
Summary: n 2007, 7.9 million households, or about 6.6% of all households in the United States, discovered that at least one member had been a victim of one or more types of identity theft, a significant increase over the 2005 rate.
- Quantum surveillance and 'shared secrets' : a biometric step too far?
CEPS, Jul 2010
Summary: ta privacy.Suggests that the disproportionate use of biometrics and the mundane, lax and arbitrary way in which they are defined and implemented endangers values, norms and practices central to accepted conceptions in the EU27 of transparency, data protection and da
- The National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction : a report to Congress / US Department of Justice
Department of Justice, 2010
- Can virtual crimes be punished under Australian law? / Amanda Mason / Amanda Mason
Internet law bulletin 13(4) Aug 2010: 70-72
- Civic community, population change, and violent crime in rural communities / Travis C Pratt, Kristy Holtfreter and Michael D Reisig
Journal of research in crime and delinquency 47(3) Aug 2010: 267-296
Summary: Civically robust communities are much better positioned to weather population change than civically weak communities, but continuous change over time compromises the protective effect that civic robustness provides against serious crime.
- Criminological theory in the digital age : the case of social learning theory and digital piracy / Robert G Morris and George Higgins
Journal of criminal justice 38(3) Jul / Aug 2010: 470-480
Summary: This study supports social learning theory to explain the likelihood of digital piracy.
- Grooming for terror : the internet and young people / Christopher J Lennings, Krestina L Amon, Heidi Brummert and Nicholas J Lennings
Psychiatry, psychology and law 17(3) Aug 2010: 424-437
Summary: This article reviews what is currently known about the development of hate sites into sophisticated recruitment and attitude influencing mechanisms.
- Hackers, fraudsters and ordinary users : the House of Representatives cyber crime report / Patrick Leader-Elliott and Melissa De Zwart
Internet law bulletin 13(4) Aug 2010: 64-69
- Liquid embezzlement : earthquake reveals bogus water rights rip-off / Alexander J Mcleod and John R Mills
Fraud magazine 24(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 57-60
- Privacy on Facebook : issues and implications for individual and employers / Lisa Jarrett / Lisa Jarrett
Internet law bulletin 13(4) Aug 2010: 58-63
- Routine online activity and internet fraud targeting : extending the generality of Routine Activity Theory / Travis C Pratt, Kristy Holtfreter and Michael D Reisig
Journal of research in crime and delinquency 47(3) Aug 2010: 267-297
Summary: The authors draw on routine activity theory and consumer behavior research to understand how personal characteristics and online routines increase people's exposure to motivated offenders.
- 'Safe sext'? Young people, technology and sexual violence / Anastasia Powell
DVRCV quarterly no. 2 Winter 2010: 1-5
- Spear-phishing email scam : stealing from small- and medium-sized businesses / Robert E Holtfreter
Fraud magazine 24(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 16-18 +  p
- Threatening communications / David Kirk
Journal of criminal law 74(4) Aug 2010: 281-283
Summary: Opinion piece wondering whether determination to banish prejudice, hatred and unfairness and to embrace equality, diversity, political correctness, safety and health has made modern society prudish, prurient, hypocritical, censorious, nasty or daft and unable to tell the difference between normal human frustrations and threats to security.