Cybercrime is a relatively new concern for all of us. As the number of computer owners connected to the internet increases, so too does the opportunity for cybercrime.

To fully understand the development of cybercrime one must study the language and culture ofthe internet as well as the pathways that connect users from around the world. This book describes the types of crime generally committed via a computer and the internet.

The author deems this knowledge essential to combat the recent surge in internet-related offences. This book begins with the history of cybercrime and relates these to how cybercrime threatens the security of internet users. The stated objective of this book is to give readers a basic understanding of this issue.

Though it is full of technical information, its writing style is clear and concise and will not confuse readers with long and unnecessary passages or terminology. Cyberish is made up of various chapters that outline the types and frequencies of various computer crimes currently being committed and the impact that these crimes will likely have in the future.

Chapter titles include Cyber-pornography, Identity Theft, Hacking, and Criminal Justice and Cyberspace. Each chapter begins with an explanation of its title and how it applies to the book’s overall objective. The author suggests that future efforts should be undertaken to safeguard the information that is frequently stored on electronic media.

Overall, this book is designed for every individual who is looking for a quick introduction to the topic of computer crime. It takes basic subtopics of cybercrime and explains them in non-technical, layman’s terms. It is small and easily understandable, so its readers will be able to use and reference it whenever needed.


Rakhi R Wadhwani



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