Effects Of Cyber Crime

1175 Words5 Pages
Globalization has completely transformed the way in which the world and its people interact. Earlier there were several roadblocks in the ability to communicate and interact with the people worldwide. But now, the world is becoming more and more globalized in all spheres: Business, financial, social, economical, etc. Over the years, a lot of technological advancements have come into picture including the changes in the field of Information Technology, having a significant impact on the global landscape. This evolution in Information Technology and the major innovations made in it is a major driving force behind globalization, which actually set…show more content…
 Cybercrime in a broader sense (computer-related crime): Any illegal behavior committed by means of, or in relation to, a computer system or network, including such crimes as illegal possession [and] offering or distributing information by means of a computer system or network. Crime has been described as an act, wherein the offender is liable to be punished for any shameful act, or any act against morality or social order or any unjust act committed by him. Crime is the genus and cyber crime is one of its species. Cyber crime is also emerging as a serious threat to the society and the world at large. • Computer Crime, E-Crime, Hi-Tech Crime or Electronic Crime is where a computer is the target or the means adopted to commit a crime.  Criminals use different ways to commit criminal activities such as fraud, theft, blackmail and forgery by using the Internet.  The Bank NSP…show more content…
This has been easy because there is no territorial limit set to the use of internet. This sort of freedom has in a way helped many computer experts indulging in unlawful cyber criminal activities. It is alarming to find that now a days even terrorists plot terror over the internet. It is reported by the US officials that four Caribbean men who plotted to carry out attacks on fuel tanks and lines leading to the John F. Kennedy airport had conducted “precise and extensive” surveillance using photographs, videos, and satellite images downloaded from the Google Earth. Such an act of plotting terror jolted the American national security

More about Effects Of Cyber Crime

Open Document