CONTENTS:- Preface; Searching and Seizing Computers; The Electronic Communications Privacy Act; Electronic Surveillance in Communications Networks; Computer Security: Cyber Attacks-War Without Borders; Challenges to Effective Coordination; Challenges of Information Infrastructure; Global Information Environment; Information Society; Protection of Computer Networks; Role of Interpole in Cyber Crime; Electronic Trials;
Cyber Crime can be defined as any crime with the help of computer and telecommunication technology with the purpose of influencing the functioning of computer or computer system. They are different from conventional crimes, as they can be easily committed from distant places, difficult to detect and even harder to prove them. It is a very low risk and high reward venture. Since Cyber crime is a newly specialised field, growing in cyber laws, thhere is absolutely no comprehensive law on cyber crime anywhere in the world. This is precisely the reason why investigating agencies are finding cyberspace to be an extermely difficult terrain to handle. This book discusses the nature and impact of cyber crime, in the new millennium. It also deals with the methods that have proven to be effective in law enforcement. It will be a highly informative references for investigators, academics, students and researchers.