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Cybercrime over internet love scams in Malaysia: a discussion on the theoretical perspectives, connecting factors and keys to the problem

Masrom, Maslin and Saiful Bahry, Farrah Diana and Mohd. Tobi, Siti Noraini and Hamsi, Ahmad Safwan (2015) Cybercrime over internet love scams in Malaysia: a discussion on the theoretical perspectives, connecting factors and keys to the problem. Journal Of Management Research, 7 (2). pp. 169-181. ISSN 1941-899X

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Abstract

Increasing cybercrime cases related to the Internet has alert t he authority bodies of the country to investigate the causes and actions that need to be t aken. Malaysia as a developing country that looking towards advancement of ICT usage in variou s sectors need to take firm and strategic actions to overcom e cybercrime particularly love scams that affect the development of wise generation and degradation of economic grow th. There is also a need to take further look into this matter from the ethical point of vi ews. Perhaps, holistic views of the problem causes and solution can be highlighted. Thus this p aper will discuss on the theoretical perspectives based on Kantianism, Social Contract T heory, Rule and Act Utilitarianism. Some possible causes to the problem were also i dentified including from the weaknesses of the victims or advancement of ICT usage itself. I n the end, proactive solutions are proposed to deal with the is sue involving cooperation from the individual internet users also the authority departmen ts in the countries involved.

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Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:24 Jan 2017 10:54
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