Trends in Computer Crime

Journal of Financial Crime

ISSN: 1359-0790

Publication date: 1 April 1998


In this article the historical development of computer crime is traced and analysed. Some major examples of the phenomenon are examined with particular reference to financial and commercial information systems and institutions. The varied motivations of computer criminals are also considered. Finally, some lessons for today's financial and commercial IT communities are offered.


Overill, R. (1998), "Trends in Computer Crime", Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 6 No. 2, pp. 157-162.

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