La cyberguerre des gangs aura-t-elle lieu ? Focus stratégique, No. 60, August 2015
Gangs have relied on cyberspace to evolve. New information technologies have allowed them to speed up and globalize their operations.
Gang members often use social networks, specifically Facebook and Twitter. They post photos, videos, songs, and texts to meet different objectives: promoting of a criminal subculture, displaying a strategy of terror towards rival gangs or communicating threats against police and security forces while securing local popular support, etc. However, this data, available online, is not escaping the attention of security forces who are utilizing innovative software to fight against crime.
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