RUSI JournalVolume 158Issue 5members only

Organised Crime and the Internet: Implications for National Security

Definitions of organised crime do not easily fit the new types of criminal activity carried out via the Internet

Before being able to establish whether certain kinds of organised cyber-crime constitute a security threat, it is important to consider the wide variation in structure and targets of cyber-criminal organisations, some of which are state agencies or state-sponsored organisations, or involve collaboration between states and private entities. Peter Grabosky argues that some forms of organised cyber-crime may be a nuisance but they cannot be regarded as threats to national or

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