"MP3 players now replace stacks of music CDs, which not so long ago replaced even bigger stacks of vinyl records. Digital cameras now produce photos instantly, eliminating the need for film and a photo shop dropoff and pickup. Personal gaming systems are putting a dent in video arcade profits. Digital video recorders make television programs available any time of the day or night. Faster, smaller, and cheaper"everybody can benefit from these advances in technology. Everybody, including criminals." This report highlights new fears of technological fraud and sabotage, as well as steps to be taken by law enforcement officials to counter the threat.
TECH Beat (Summer 2005)