Criminology, Technology, and Privacy

CRIMINOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY

A Short History of Technology and Crime

The Beginnings of the Internet

The Internet and Crime

The Whistler, Cap’n Crunch, and the Evolution of Computer Network Crime

TYPES OF COMPUTER NETWORK CRIME

The Computer Crime Toolbox

The Dark Web

Social Engineering

Spam

Denial-of-Service Attacks

Viruses, Worms, and other Malware

The Most Serious Offenses

Copyright Infringement

Child Pornography

Identity Theft

E-mail Scams

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

Technology for Surveillance and Short-Term Tracking

Cameras

Electronic Monitoring

RFID Tags

Technology for Identification and Long-Term Tracking

Databases

Biometrics

PRIVACY, SECURITY, AND THE FUTURE

SUMMARY