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Techno Crime

 

Techno Crime is the term used by law enforcement agencies to denote criminal activity which uses (computer) technology, not as a tool to commit the crime, but as the subject of the crime itself. Techno Crime is usually pre-meditated and results in the deletion, corruption, alteration, theft or copying of data on an organisation's systems.

Techno Criminals will usually probe their prey system for weaknesses and will almost always leave an electronic 'calling card' to ensure that their pseudonym identity is known.


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