Theorising cybercriminals’ online interactions: A big and thick data analysis of darknet cryptomarkets

  • Rafanell, Irene (Recipient)

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Description

This project seeks to understand cybercriminal cultures by examining a set of online communities where on the 'darknet'. It will do so through a collaboration between scholars in digital sociology, computer science and social theory. The study will be cross-disciplinary, with the aim of contributing to a developing network of expertise in Scotland that addresses vital and growing issues of cyber-crime, market interaction, harm reduction and trust online.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting Organisations Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland

Keywords

  • Cybersecurity
  • Ethnography
  • Cybercrime
  • methods
  • digital sociology
  • knowledge production

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