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Honour among (cyber)thieves?

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This paper addresses the increasing degree of cooperation among profit-driven cybercriminals. The early hackers of the 1960s, whose central motivation was intellectual curiosity, have now been joined in large numbers by those seeking profit. Among these financially motivated cybercriminals, business is thriving (EC3 2014: 11). They are professional and organised, leaving behind the stereotype of the lone teenage hacker as the fundamental model of a cybercriminal (Ablon, Libicki, and Golay 201...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1017/S0003975618000115

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Sociology Journal website
Volume:
59
Issue:
2
Pages:
191-223
Publication date:
2018-09-19
Acceptance date:
2018-03-09
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EISSN:
1474-0583
ISSN:
0003-9756
Pubs id:
pubs:831842
URN:
uri:a19b4222-bd26-4b91-95aa-64c4e9d7adc6
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uuid:a19b4222-bd26-4b91-95aa-64c4e9d7adc6
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pubs:831842

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