Computer crimes on the COVID-19 scene: analysis of social, legal, and criminal threats

  • Alexandra Yuryevna Bokovnya Kazan Federal University
  • Zarina Ilduzovna Khisamova Krasnodar University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • Ildar Rustamovich Begishev Kazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov
  • Elvira Yuryevna Latypova Kazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov
  • Elena Vladimirovna Nechaeva Chuvash State University by I.N. Ulyanov
Palabras clave: COVID-19 pandemic, regulation of social and legal consequences, criminal risks, cybersecurity, cybercrime.

Resumen

In January 2020, the World Health Organization announced an outbreak of SARS-CoV2, which caused COVID-19 coronavirus disease. Soon, a continuous outbreak of coronavirus infection was declared a pandemic. This situation has led to an increase in cybercrime. Cybercriminals did not stray from the situation and used the pandemic to commit various digital frauds and cyberattacks. As a result, the objective of the investigation was to analyze computer crimes at the COVID-19 scene and identify their social and legal consequences. This is a documentary-based investigation. It is concluded that, security standards have deteriorated in the context of forty social as many organizations were not prepared for remote work and the number of victims of cybercrime will only grow soon. International organizations and law enforcement agencies in many countries issue many recommendations to prevent digital criminal acts against businesses and citizens. This situation also prompted active legislation around the world to deal with the crisis. Most of the rules adopted in recent months are likely to be derogated.

Biografía del autor/a

Alexandra Yuryevna Bokovnya, Kazan Federal University
Ph. D. in Law, Faculty of Law, Department of Criminal Law, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia (Russian Federation).
Zarina Ilduzovna Khisamova, Krasnodar University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation
Ph. D. in Law, Department of Planning and Coordination of Research Activities, Head, Research Department, Krasnodar University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Krasnodar, Russia (Russian Federation).
Ildar Rustamovich Begishev, Kazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov
Ph. D. in Law, Senior Researcher, Kazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov, Kazan, Russia (Russian Federation)
Elvira Yuryevna Latypova, Kazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov
Ph. D. in Law, Department of Criminal Law and Procedure, Kazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov, Kazan, Russia (Russian Federation).
Elena Vladimirovna Nechaeva, Chuvash State University by I.N. Ulyanov
Ph. D. in Law, Department of Criminal Law Disciplines, Chuvash State University by I.N. Ulyanov, Cheboksary, Russia (Russian Federation).

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Publicado
2020-10-25
Cómo citar
Bokovnya, A. Y., Khisamova, Z. I., Rustamovich Begishev, I., Yuryevna Latypova, E., & Vladimirovna Nechaeva, E. (2020). Computer crimes on the COVID-19 scene: analysis of social, legal, and criminal threats. Cuestiones Políticas, 38(66), 463-472. Recuperado a partir de https://produccioncientificaluz.org/index.php/cuestiones/article/view/34339