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Cybercrime precursors: towards a model of offender resources

Chon, Ki Hong Steve


This thesis applies Ekblom and Tilley’s concept of offender resources to the study of criminal behaviour on the Internet. Offender predispositions are influenced by situational, that is the environmental incentives to commit crime. This thesis employs non-participation observation of online communities involved in activities linked to malicious forms of software. Actual online conversations are reproduced, providing rich ethnographic detail of activities that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-06
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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