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Computer Crime and Hacking

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Computer Crime and Hacking.

Background Information

Computer crimes are crimes committed with the aid of, or against users of, computers and computer networks (such as the Internet) with the intent to invade an individual's or a group's privacy, finances, or data. Use the following sources to learn more about computer crimes, hacking, and the implications these acts can have.