BAC 3215  BISF 2302  CRIMINOLOGY AND CYBER CRIMINOLOGY.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2020/2021
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
APPLIED COMPUTING/ BACHELOR OF BUSINESS INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY
BAC 3215 / BISF 2302: CRIMINOLOGY AND CYBER CRIMINOLOGY
FULLTIME/ PART TIME/DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: DECEMBER, 2021 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: QUESTION ONE IS COMPULSORY, CHOOSE TWO OTHER
QUESTIONS

QUESTION ONE (20 Marks) Compulsory
a) Define the following terms as used in criminology and cyber criminology [8 Marks]
i. Cyber criminology
ii. Victimology
iii. Victimization
iv. Computer misuse
b) How can upbringing in a disrupted family explain criminal behavior [5 Marks]
c) Describe the internet as a terrorist’s tool [7 Marks]
QUESTION TWO (15 Marks)
a) Occupational crime is not given as much attention as violent crime. Discuss this statement
and give some examples of occupational crimes that hurt millions of Kenyans every day.
[10 Marks]
b) Discuss how critical thinking is an important skill for criminal investigators [5 Marks]
QUESTION THREE (15 Marks)
a) List 5 factors that increase likelihood of victimization [5 Marks]
b) Describe 3 major consequences of cyberattacks to organizations and individuals [6Marks]
c) Examine how social networks have encouraged virtual sex offenders and pedophilia
[4 Marks]
QUESTION FOUR (15 Marks)
a) Define the following cybercrime acts that can be committed against a person, use
practical examples where possible:
[10 Marks]
i. Threats and Cyber stalking
ii. Cyber bullying and Harassment
iii. Child pornography
iv. Cyber trafficking
b) Explain the use of GPS Tracking and Cell Tower Location Tracking to detect and curb
cybercrime [5 Marks]

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