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Belarus: 430 hi-tech crimes disclosed in 2006

Author: Mikhail Doroshevich


According to Igor Chernenko, the chief of the hi-tech crimes department of Belarusian Ministry of Internal Affairs (Department K), the number of crimes in the sphere is constantly growing: 180 criminal cases in 2006 as compared to 28 in 2005.

In 2006, 272 "information security", 12 "unauthorized access", 45 "modification of computer information", and 19 computer virus programmes developing cases were brought to court.

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