This subject provides a broad overview of emerging digital threats and computer crimes, with an emphasis on cyber-stalking, hacktivism, fraud and identity theft, and attacks on critical infrastructure. The subject also analyses the online underground economy and digital currencies, and cybercrime on the dark web. The subject further explores how dark web crimes are conducted on the surface web in new mediums such as IOT (Internet of Things) and Peer to Peer file sharing systems. Students will also study dark web forensics and mitigating techniques.
School of Computing and Mathematics
Only available to postgraduate students.
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