Classification of Information Threats to Modern Society

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Information became the main resource of social, political, economic and scientific-technical development in the world. Besides the development of information new threats to the society have appeared: information wars, information terrorism, cyber terrorism. All these phenomena are psycho intellectual dangerous diversion. Information terrorism is characterized by the spreading of the false information in order to breed by people misconception and misunderstanding.
One of the main problems in the struggle against criminality, including against cyber terrorism in the information society is that it is difficult to find the guilty person and estimate the scale of aftermaths of a crime. Thus, one can say that any state is not able to withstand by itself efficiently information terrorism and cyber terrorism, only efficient international cooperation is possible.

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A A-V Taran

Russian People's Friendship University

Кафедра политических наук; Российский университет дружбы народов; Russian People's Friendship University


Copyright (c) 2009 Таран А.-.

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