Cyber-Attack: Its Definition, Regulation, and ASEAN Cooperation to Handle with it

  • Maskun Maskun Universitas Hasanuddin
  • Irwansyah Irwansyah Universitas Hasanuddin
  • Ahsan Yunus Hasanuddin University
  • Armelia Safira Universitas Hasanuddin
  • Siti Nurhalima Lubis Universitas Hasanuddin
Keywords: ASEAN Cooperation, Aggression Crime, Cyber Attack, International Law


The development of technology brings changes in human life, and the shift of most human activities to cyberspace is now a challenge for every country in the world. Cyber-attacks are crimes that have developed rapidly with the development of information communication and technology (ICT). Due to its impact, cyber-attacks can be considered as a crime called a crime of aggression. The focus of this paper is to determine the urgency of regulating cyberattacks as a crime of aggression and to find out the extent to which the international community has made cybercrime the focus of contemporary crime research, which is referred to as a crime of aggression. This paper shows that international cooperation is needed to create an international regime that is respected and universally accepted by the international community in relation to cyber-attacks, which can also be referred to as crimes of aggression. It is because cyber-attacks in its nature are transnational crimes and need a cooperation such as the framework of ASEAN to deal with.


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How to Cite
Maskun, M., Irwansyah, I., Yunus, A., Safira, A., & Lubis, S. N. (2021). Cyber-Attack: Its Definition, Regulation, and ASEAN Cooperation to Handle with it. Jambe Law Journal, 4(2), 131-150.