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NCJ Number: 135702 Find in a Library
Title: Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in the Context of Development: The Current Trend of and the Countermeasures to Computer Crimes (From Report for 1989 and Resource Material Series No. 37, P 197-203, 1990 -- See NCJ-135691)
Author(s): S Ogawa
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 7
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Type: Survey (Cross-Cultural)
Language: English
Country: Japan
Annotation: Computer-related crime has become an increasing problem in Japan in recent years and has generated countermeasures that include law reforms and security measures.
Abstract: The most common crimes are the theft of funds from another person's bank account through the use of cash dispensing cards. Other crimes include falsifying or erasing programs and data, physical destruction of a computer, unauthorized access to data, unauthorized use of computers, introduction of computer viruses, and using a computer to simulate a crime in preparation for committing another type of crime. Countermeasures have included the addition of new provisions to the Penal Code in 1987 and the use of added physical and data security measures. Table
Main Term(s): Computer related crime
Index Term(s): Computer crime prevention measures; Computer-related crime legislation; Crime in foreign countries; Foreign crime prevention; Japan
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