Title: The crimes in the field of high technology: concept, problems and methods of counteraction in Kazakhstan

Authors: Kanat S. Lakbayev; Gulnara M. Rysmagambetova; Alizhan U. Umetov; Askar K. Sysoyev

Addresses: Center for Legal and Economic Research, Bolashak Academy, 100000, 17 Lenina Str., Karaganda, Republic of Kazakhstan ' Bolashak Academy, 100000, 17 Lenina Str., Karaganda, Republic of Kazakhstan ' Institute of Postgraduate Education, Karaganda Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan named after B. Beysenov, 100009, 124 Ermekova, Karaganda, Republic of Kazakhstan ' Institute of Postgraduate Education, Karaganda Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan named after B. Beysenov, 100009, 124 Ermekova, Karaganda, Republic of Kazakhstan

Abstract: The article investigates the concept, problems and methods of counteraction to crimes in the field of high technology. The main attention of the authors is aimed at determining the essence of these crimes and the dynamics of their spread in the global and regional aspects. At the same time, the article gives the example of the experience of foreign countries where the relevant methods of counteraction to high-tech crimes have already been developed. Special attention is paid to the study of criminal acts committed using the internet world network where new types and methods of committing crimes regularly appear and develop. The gaps in the regulatory support of law enforcement agencies involved in the detection and investigation of crimes in the field of high technology were revealed. On the basis of the materials certain criminal cases identified the main problems contributing to their commission were revealed.

Keywords: crimes in high technology field; computer crime; phishing sites; RAT-programs; anonymiser programs; 'hidden' internet; Darknet; Kazakhstan.

DOI: 10.1504/IJESDF.2020.110651

International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics, 2020 Vol.12 No.4, pp.412 - 423

Received: 25 May 2019
Accepted: 11 Aug 2019

Published online: 23 Jul 2020 *

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