A New Level of Sophistication in Cybercrimes

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Monday, November 1, 2010
Author: 
Adriana Sanford
Volume: 
26
Issue: 
11
Abstract: 
Cyberspace has provided a new environment for criminals seeking alternative breeding grounds for perpetrating fraud and other crimes. While cyberspace has only been around since the mid nineties, the impact has been so profound and sudden that today it is considered one of the great legal frontiers. Unfortunately, criminal laws in some countries have been unable to keep the pace. Through international organizations, efforts for harmonization and cooperation have improved, but the level of computer-related crimes continues to increase and continues to outpace the level of mutual assistance...(more)...