Pros And Cons Of Cybercrime

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• Cybercrime, or Computer Crime refers to any crime that involves a computer and a network .Net crime refers to criminal exploitation of the Internet. Such crimes may threaten a nation’s security and financial health. Issues surrounding this type of crime have become high-profile, particularly those surrounding cracking, copyright infringement, child pornography, and child grooming. There are also problems of privacy when confidential information is lost or intercepted, lawfully or otherwise. The computer may have been used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target. • The proposed definition of cybercrime is: “The use of cyberspace for illegal ends, while exploiting unique cyberspace features, such as speed and immediacy; remote…show more content…
“Powerful you have become ; the dark side I sense in you”- YODA STAR WARS- while the positive changes brought by the computerization and the technological advances have been made quite clear alongside have brought a dark or a black side to all the benefits the possess to us: known as cybercrime. And also the greater is the degree of technological advancements, the larger is the risk to the society. • Internationally, both governmental and non-state actors engage in cybercrimes, including espionage, financial theft, and other cross-border crimes. Activity crossing international borders and involving the interests of at least one nation state is sometimes referred to as cyber warfare. The international legal system is attempting to hold actors accountable for their actions through the International Criminal Court. • The Department of Justice categorizes computer crime in three ways: The computer as a target - attacking the computers of others (spreading viruses is an…show more content…
But there is another level of crime that could not exist without cyberspace: spam, click fraud, various types of malware, networks of captive computers (botnets), digital identity theft, camouflage and encryption of data and communications, computerized breaches of highly valuable secure facilities, and automatic,long term espionage in secure organizations, depriving them of control of intellectual property. Cyber criminals are exploiting the increasing value of digital data in all its forms, and the legal and judicial ways in which different countries handle cyberspace. Some of the kinds of Cyber-criminals are mentioned as

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