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A systematic literature review on criminological research on the history of cybercrime focusing on type of crime and geographic origin of the perpetrators: Literature review on criminological research on the history of cybercrime
Malmö University, Faculty of Health and Society (HS), Department of Criminology (KR).
2021 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
A systematic literature review on criminological research on the history of cybercrime focusing on type of crime and geographic origin of the perpetrators : Literature review on criminological research on the history of cybercrime (English)
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Cybercrime is a global phenomenon, that has existed since the advent of the internet. The wider population is affected with different types of crime that occur on the internet. The advancement of the internet continually brings about changes in the different types of cybercrime that are perpetrated on the internet and across the globe. Using historical criminology to provide evidence that explains the past and present phenomenon, this paper seeks to investigate the different types of crimes perpetrated on the internet with twenty one (21) peer reviewed publications. Time stamped from the year 1995 till the current date 2021 through a systematic process focusing on two variables on (crime and origin). The systematic process is aimed to answer two research questions on the different type of cyber crimes that has developed over time, and if the geographic origin of different categories of cyber crimes has changed over time. Communicating channels are the flood gate to cyber crimes perpetration, as different types of crime are centered within a geographic location and growing across geographic boundaries that are changing and developing crime type over time. More locations are developing through these channels as rapid advancement in technology are evolvin

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2021. , p. 35
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mau:diva-46088OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mau-46088DiVA, id: diva2:1597293
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HS Criminology
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2021-09-02, 10:15 (English)
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Available from: 2021-09-28 Created: 2021-09-24 Last updated: 2022-09-23Bibliographically approved

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