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Cyberspace and Crime Engineering: A Sociological Review

Jegede, A. E. and Ovia, Ebikaboere and Idam, S. C. (2016) Cyberspace and Crime Engineering: A Sociological Review. International Journal of Forensic Sciences, 1 (1).

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Abstract

The complexity of cyberspace and its benefits to modern economies have been substantially accentuated in literature. Cyber environment permits different shades of activism and it as well coalescences myriad of application, pursuits and users both converging in space with the absence of censorship or control. This expanded patronage of space presents gamut of threat to lawful utilization and sufficiently promote insecurity to both financial and information concerns of users consequently, this paper engages a review of the rising rate of vulnerabilities in the cyberspace and contextualized this within the framework of modernist theory of space. It also establishes affinity between space, modern crimes and resultant victimization. Finally, the paper proffer solution to the challenges of cyberspace induced crimes.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cyberspace; Cyber fraud; Victimization; Internet; Vulnerability; Environment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2016 09:41
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2016 09:41
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/7196

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