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Cyber law: Cyber Crime And Examples of computer crimes



Cyberlaw: Cyber Crime, Fraud Identity, Theft Intellectual property, theft Phishing, Salami, And Slicing

Cybercrime Computer crime is an act performed by a knowledgeable computer user, sometimes referred to as a hacker that illegally browses or steals a company's or individual's private information.

In some cases, this person or group of individuals may be malicious and destroy or otherwise corrupt the computer or data files.

Examples of computer crimes

Child pornography - Making or distributing child pornography.

Cyber terrorism - Hacking, threats, and blackmailing towards a business or person.

Cyberbullying/Cyberstalking - Harassing others online.

Creating Malware - Writing, creating, or distributing malware (e.g., viruses and spyware.)

Denial of Service Attack - Overloading a system with so many requests it cannot serve normal requests.

Espionage - Spying on a person or business.

Fraud - Manipulating data, e.g., changing banking records to transfer money to an account.

Harvesting - Collect account or another account related information on other people.

Identity Theft - Pretending to be someone you are not.

Intellectual property theft - Stealing practical or conceptual information developed by another person or company.

Phishing - Deceiving individuals to gain private or personal information about that person.

Salami Slicing - Stealing tiny amounts of money from each transaction.

Scam - Tricking people into believing something that is not true.



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