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Overview

The leading introduction to computer crime and forensicsis now fully updated to reflect today's newest attacks, laws, and investigatory best practices. Packed with new case studies, examples, and statistics, Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime, Third Edition adds up-to-the-minute coverage of smartphones, cloud computing, GPS, Mac OS X, Linux, Stuxnet, cyberbullying, cyberterrorism, search and seizure, online gambling, and much more. Covers all forms of modern and traditional computer crime, defines all relevant terms, and explains all technical and legal concepts in plain English, so students can succeed even if they have no technical, legal, or investigatory background.

Table of contents

1. Introduction and Overview of Computer Forensics and Cybercrime

2. Computer Terminology and History

3. Traditional Computer Crime: Early Hackers and Theft of Components

4. Contemporary Computer Crime

5. Identity Theft and Identity Fraud

6. Terrorism and Organized Crime

7. Avenues for Prosecution and Government Efforts

8. Applying the 1st Amendment to Computer-Related Crime

9. The 4th Amendment and Other Legal Issues

10. Computer Forensics: Terminology and Requirements

11. Searching and Seizing Computer Related Evidence

12. Processing of Evidence and Report Preparation

13. Conclusions and Future Issues

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