Security Classification Society Internet Usage 50% of Australian adults accessed the Internet in the 12 months to November 2000 37% of Australian households were connected to the Internet 13% of Australian adults paid bills or transferred funds online 10% of Australian adults purchased or ordered goods or services via the Internet the value of Internet e-commerce in Australia at June 2000 was estimated to be $A5.1 billion
Security Classification Society 10% of Australian adults purchased or ordered goods or services via the Internet the value of Internet e-commerce in Australia at June 2000 was estimated to be $A5.1 billion National Office for the Information Economy report entitled. The Current State of Play 2000
Security Classification Crime types Breakdown of Computer Forensic Work 35% = Child Pornography 20% = Counter Terrorism 10% = Fraud (against the Commonwealth and private) (includes unauthorised access, hacking, unauthorised use of credit cards, make and use false instruments etc) 8% = Child Grooming (using the internet and mobile phones) 5% = Drug Offences 5% = Property Offences (possess stolen property, theft, burglary, armed robbery) 5% = Regional Assistance (referrals from IDG for Solomons, PNG, East Timor etc) 4% = Family Violence/Sexual Assaults etc 3% = Internal Investigations 2% = Homicides 3% = Other
Security Classification Case Study 1 Problem of Jurisdiction
Security Classification Case Study 1 Background Suspect initially resident in Australia then departed overseas. During his stay in Australia the suspect manages to transfer funds from a victims bank account via internet banking to his Australian bank account. The suspect continues with twenty similar offences targeting Australians from his new country.
Security Classification Case Study 2 Problem of identity theft
Security Classification Case Study 2 In 2003 a disgruntled ex Optus employee hacks into a Optus website called “efulfillment.” This website is used by corporate customers of Optus for ordering mobile phones and telecommunication services.
Security Classification Case Study 3 Problem of identification
Security Classification Case Study 3 On the 3rd December 2003 an email, directed to David LOWE was received at the RTA Customer Service Centre. The sender wrote: "Unless all traffice infgringements for speeding incurred during the month of June are cancelled immediately, an explosive will be detonated in one of your major facilities. The cancellation of these infringement notices will be done quietly with no public notification. You have 48 hours. This threat is real".