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Fighting terror in cyberspace [electronic resource] / editors Mark Last and Abraham Kandel.

Contributor(s): Last, Mark | Kandel, Abraham.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Series in machine perception and artificial intelligence: v. 65.Publisher: Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xv, 167 p.) : ill.ISBN: 981270325X (electronic bk.); 9789812703255 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Data mining | Internet | Terrorism -- Prevention | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Law EnforcementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fighting terror in cyberspace.DDC classification: 363.32 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Terrorism and the Internet : use and abuse / Abraham R. Wagner -- The radical Islam and the cyber jihad / Shaul Shay -- Using data mining technology for terrorist detection on the web / Mark Last -- A content-based model for web-monitoring / Bracha Shapira -- TDS : an innovative terrorist detection system / Yuval Elovici -- Clustering algorithms for variable-length vectors and their application to detecting terrorist activities / Menahem Friedman, Moti Schneider, Abraham Kandel -- Analysis of financial intelligence and the detection of terror financing / Yehuda Shaffer -- Identification of terrorist web sites with cross-lingual classification tools / Alex Markov and Mark Last.
Summary: As became apparent after the tragic events of September 11, 2001, terrorist groups are increasingly using the Internet as a communication and propaganda tool where they can safely communicate with their affiliates, coordinate action plans, raise funds, and introduce new supporters to their networks. This is evident from the large number of web sites run by different terrorist organizations, though the URLs and geographical locations of these web sites are frequently moved around the globe. The wide use of the Internet by terrorists makes some people think that the risk of a major cyber-attack.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Terrorism and the Internet : use and abuse / Abraham R. Wagner -- The radical Islam and the cyber jihad / Shaul Shay -- Using data mining technology for terrorist detection on the web / Mark Last -- A content-based model for web-monitoring / Bracha Shapira -- TDS : an innovative terrorist detection system / Yuval Elovici -- Clustering algorithms for variable-length vectors and their application to detecting terrorist activities / Menahem Friedman, Moti Schneider, Abraham Kandel -- Analysis of financial intelligence and the detection of terror financing / Yehuda Shaffer -- Identification of terrorist web sites with cross-lingual classification tools / Alex Markov and Mark Last.

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As became apparent after the tragic events of September 11, 2001, terrorist groups are increasingly using the Internet as a communication and propaganda tool where they can safely communicate with their affiliates, coordinate action plans, raise funds, and introduce new supporters to their networks. This is evident from the large number of web sites run by different terrorist organizations, though the URLs and geographical locations of these web sites are frequently moved around the globe. The wide use of the Internet by terrorists makes some people think that the risk of a major cyber-attack.

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