Essay on Cyber Crime and Cyber Law
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Recently, the Internet has become the most significant technology in all over the world, which is not only used by the people to contact with each other but also utilized by the business organizations to become global (Taylor, Caeti, Loper, Fritsch & Liederbach, 2006). Computer and internet enable the business organizations to execute the Electronic commerce business model, which has become very popular. Computers and Internet are a powerful source in the success of globalization and international business. Computers are being used worldwide and due to this, cyber crimes are increasing continuously with a rapid growth (Cheeseman, 2006).
These types of crimes have become a matter of importance for the consumers as well the…show more content…
Cyber Crime and Cyber Law
Presently, Cyber crime is one of the crucial subjects in the history of criminal, which is known as White Color crime. This subject has become very popular in the society because cyber crime is associated with the people who are quite educated and who have sufficient knowledge about the information technology (2010: A good year for fighting cybercrime? 2009). Computer and internet are only objects in these crimes because these types of crimes are done by very qualified and computer specialist persons. They use the computer or internet as a medium.
Cyber crimes are a type of fraud, which requires knowledge and greater skill for accomplishing the task. It is involved the basis of information technology, illegal approach, unlawful use of technology, alteration of data and information, fraud with the help of technological devices, stealing credit cards and money during the online transaction, possessing the data and material of other persons over internet in an unauthorized way, laundering money through internet, use of internet to coordinates with terrorist attacks, etc. (Taylor, Caeti, Loper, Fritsch & Liederbach, 2006).
Not only the government but also media and business industries are fascinated by the evolution of the justice system to control the activities of Cyber Crime. It is a challenging
Essay on CyberCrime
1739 Words7 Pages
Millions of people around the world use computers and the internet everyday. We all use it in school, work even at home, computers have made us life easier, it has brought so many benefits to society but it has also brought some problems, cybercrimes is one of them. The internet could be considered a type of community of computer networks, therefore we could consider it a society. Like in every society, in the internet there is commerce, education, entertainment, and of course there is crime, cybercrime. Real life society has police and laws to regulate people actions, unfortunately right now the internet is missing this type of control. Governments around the world need to work together to find a solution to this problem. The…show more content…
Now the internet is used by universities, companies, schools, government agencies, families and individual users (Encarta, 2001). Cybercrimes are committed by using computers, so they could be considered computer crimes. Computer crimes started in the 1960s with the introduction of computers into businesses and government agencies. Through the years computers and computer crimes have evolved, now most of computer crimes are done through the internet (Godwin, 1995). Right now it is estimated that $100 billion dollars is lost annually because of cybercrimes and 97% of the offenses go undetected (Gebhardt, 2001). Cybercrimes will continue to evolve becoming more and more dangerous. Right now there are different types of cybercrimes, the most important and dangerous are the following. Computer network break-ins, this type of crime is performed by hackers that break into computer systems to steal data or plant viruses, this type of crime has been made illegal by the U.S. federal government but its detection is difficult; Industrial espionage, this occurs when a corporation hires a hacker to obtain information about another corporation; Software piracy, this the illegal copying and distribution of software, this copies of software work as well as the originals but are much cheaper because it is very simple to create this copies; Mail bombings, this type of crime consist in ordering the computer to