International Journal of Advancements in Technology

International Journal of Advancements in Technology
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ISSN: 0976-4860

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Steve Chan

  • Research Article
    Cyber Criminology: Algorithmic vs. Heuristical Approaches for Analysis within the Human Trafficking Domain
    Author(s): Mary Aiken and Steve ChanMary Aiken and Steve Chan

    Advancing technologies afford new dimensionality to the modus operandi of cyber criminals, thereby – arguably - increasing the sophistication that is required for the investigation and profiling of criminal populations in the cyber context. Online classified adult advertising websites are leveraged to facilitate human trafficking. The problem of human trafficking is not confined geographically with more than 20 million victims of human trafficking around the world, it is an issue of global importance. The present study, inspired by the White House Tech. vs. Human Trafficking initiative, has shown that the velocity and sophistication of adaptation by cyber actors, who are disseminating images within the human trafficking domain, provide a discernible morphology. There is, therefore, a potential opportunity moving forward, for those involved in the White House Tech vs. Human Traff.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/0976-4860.1000146

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