As computer-related crimes become more prevalent, understanding the types of computer-related crimes provides law enforcement an insight for investigative strategies.
The first insight is knowing the types of computer crimes.
Computer as the Target
This computer crime includes theft of intellectual property. The offender accesses the operating program under the guise of the system’s manager. The intruder accesses the contents of computer files in the system through the trap door that permits access to systems should there be a human or technological problem.
Here, the offender uses the computer to obtain information or to damage operating programs while committing the following computer crimes: Read more...