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An Analysis of the Nature of Spam as Cybercrime

Alazab, Mamoun; Broadhurst, Roderic


The continued rapid growth of the Internet and the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) have resulted in the increased sophistication of malicious software or crime-ware tools and the refinement of deceptive methods to conduct computer attacks and intrusions. Cyber attacks via spam emails (unsolicited bulk messages) remain one of the major vectors for the dissemination of malware and many predicate forms of cybercrime. Monitoring spam as potential cybercrime can help prevention by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Cyber-Physical Security: Protecting Critical Infrastructure at the State and Local level
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-32824-9_13


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