Cyber Deviance

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Frequently, the media characterizes computer crimes as those involving hacking (gaining unauthorized computer network access), cracking (another word for gaining unauthorized access to a computer or program), or web page defacing (gaining unauthorized access to a web page and changing its content).

However, there is another more insidious type of computer crime, that of online sexual deviance. Deviant activities often reflect the individual's perverse behavior through email, news group messages, and chat room conversations. Movies and television shows often portray cyber-deviants as easily ...

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