Detection and proof of cybercrime

Keywords: proof, the process of proof, pretrial investigation, cyberspace, Internet network, cybercrime.


Analysis findings in the field of cybercrime in the world and Ukraine as well prove a steady trend towards its growth, which causes a systematic increase in the number of victims affected by illegal malpractice of cyber criminals. This negative phenomenon violates not only citizens’ interests guaranteed by law, but also poses a threat to the national security in many countries. At the same time, international order is undermined and sustainable interstate relations are violated.

Rapid information system development, speedy progress of computer software and hardware prompt numerous crimes in this field. Cybercrimes are committed by trained persons with a high intelligence level and professional knowledge in the computer technology sphere. In accordance with foregoing the issue of law approximation and the procedure of identification and recording of the mentioned illegal activity is essential to eradicate cybercrime.

Considering the fact that the category of “proof” is fundamental in the theory of criminal procedure, we build in general-theoretical approaches in the basics of the analysis of the procedure of cybercrimes identification and recording to the mentioned activity in general.


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Author Biographies

Mykola Pohoretskyi, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Doctor of Science in Law, Professor, Vice-rector for scientific and pedagogical work, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Andrii Cherniak, National Academy of the Security Service of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Doctor of Science in Law, Professor, Rector of the National Academy of the Security Service of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Diana Serhieieva, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Doctor of Science in Law, Senior Research Fellow, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Roman Chernysh, National Academy of the Security Service of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Ph.D (Law), Associate Professor of the Department of Science of Law, National Academy of the Security Service of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Zoriana Toporetska, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Ph.D (Law), Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics Department, Educational and Scientific Law Institute, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine.


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How to Cite
Pohoretskyi, M., Cherniak, A., Serhieieva, D., Chernysh, R., & Toporetska, Z. (2022). Detection and proof of cybercrime. Amazonia Investiga, 11(53), 259-269.