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High-tech crimes revealed cyberwar stories from the digital front by Steven Branigan

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Published by Addison-Wesley in Boston .
Written in English


  • Computer crimes -- Prevention.,
  • Computer networks -- Security measures.,
  • Computer security.,
  • Computer hackers.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-395) and index.

StatementSteven Branigan ; [foreword by William Cheswick].
LC ClassificationsHV6773 .B73 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 412 p. :
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3314555M
LC Control Number2004105897

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The goal of this book, quite simply, is to help educate people on the issues with high-tech crimes. High-Tech Crimes Revealed: Cyberwar Stories from the Digital Front demystifies the risks and realities of high-tech crimes. Basically, high-tech crimes are merely improvements on common low-tech crimes, but are carried out with or against technology. Consider the low-tech crime of stealing cash from a convenience store. A high-tech equivalent of this is stealing credit card information from an electronic commerce. Overall, this book does a horrible job 'revealing' high-tech crimes. The stories don't come from the 'digital front', rather they come from fifth generation retellings originally based on a news article summing up a five year case. Author Steven Branigan is involved with many real incidents of high-tech crimes, and in High-Tech Crimes Revealed: Cyberwar Stories From The Digital Front provides details on how to find out what actually takes place in such crimes.

High-Tech Crimes Revealed is a great book for management. The stories are real, written in non-technical language. Makes for very interesting reading.4/5(5). Alex Moskalyuk wrote in the IT Observer that the book reads like " a report from the sheriff's office telling the reader how the high-tech crimes are solved, how the criminals are traced, why certain crimes take years to solve and why others one don't get solved at all.". You've subscribed to High-Tech Crime Solvers! We will preorder your items within 24 hours of when they become available. When new books are released, we'll charge your default payment method for the lowest price available during the pre-order : Edwin Dasso. The book is a collection of high-tech investigations performed by Branigan in cooperation with the police force and sometimes the Feds. Generally Branigan would be involved in forensic research of the evidence and be on the scene as the "computer expert" that cops would refer to when dealing with cybercrime.5/5().

The Growth of High-Tech Crime Though difficult to confirm, one of the first high-tech crimes was what has come to be known as “The Salami Technique Attack” against a bank - Selection from HIGH-TECH CRIMES REVEALED: CYBERWAR STORIES FROM . high-tech crimes revealed: cyberwar stories from the digital front by steven branigan Get HIGH-TECH CRIMES REVEALED: CYBERWAR STORIES FROM THE DIGITAL FRONT now with O’Reilly online learning. O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from + publishers. High-Tech Crimes Revealed: Cyberwar Stories from the Digital FrontAbout the Author. STEVEN BRANIGAN, President of CyanLine LLC, has over 15 years of experience in computer science and forensics. He is internationally recognized as an expert in computer security, and has testified before Congress, qualified as an expert witness for the. What Is a High-Tech Crime? Computer Hacking Attacks. Viruses. Technology Used in the Commission of a Crime. Technology as the Target of a Crime. The Growing Threat. Information IS the Target. Information Copying. Credit Card Number Theft. Deleting or Altering Information. Eavesdropping. Complexities with High-Tech Crimes. Jurisdiction Issues.