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Cybercrime: December 2010

A selection of new key reports, books, journal articles and websites. All items are available on interlibrary loan through the JV Barry Library. Please contact your own library for assistance.


Journal articles

  • An uneasy mix : policing and social media / Phil Pyke
    Association news (Police Association of Tasmania). Dec 2010:25-27
    Summary: Police are using social media sites to detect crime and serve intervention orders, but are themselves liable to face public scrutiny for perceived offences.
  • Assessing sex experiences of online victimization : an examination of adolescent online behaviors using routine activity theory / Catherine D Marcum, Melissa L Ricketts and George E Higgins
    Criminal justice review 35(4) Dec 2010: 412-437
    Summary: Investigates the differences in online victimisation between genders, through a survey of university students, questioning them on their internet behaviours as adolescents.
  • Banks beef up end-users' security / John Wagley
    Security management 54(11) Nov 2010: 50 + [1] p
    Summary: Some banks are providing customers with low-cost or free security to address online threats.
  • Online communication technologies and sexual assault / Antonia Quadara
    Aware : ACSSA newsletter no. 25 Nov 2010: 15-19
    Summary: Provides a snapshot of what is currently known about the use of new technologies and sexual violence, and highlights some of the challenges for policing the online domain

Web Sites

  • Cybersmart / Australian Communications and Media Authority
    Summary: The Cybersmart program is a national cybersafety education program managed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (the ACMA), as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to promoting online safety for children and young people.