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CJ 364. Cybercrime. 3 Hours.

Cyber world is a recent context where many crime-related activities are going on at an incredible phase in different formats. The major objective of this course is to prepare students for their future careers in the field of criminal justice or related areas by providing essential knowledge with the major concepts, trends and issues in regards to the crimes committed in this very context. This course will be a general survey of the topic where the following areas will be covered during the course; - Computer as target (access offenses, interception of data, etc.) - Fraud and related issues on cyberworld - Content-related offenses (pornography, gambling, etc.) - Offenses against the person (harassment, etc.) - Major principles and procedures in the investigation of cybercrimes - Legal and jurisdictional matters. Prerequisite: CJ 201.