CyberCrime is defined as a crime where a computer is the object of the crime or is used as a tool to commit an offense. Here is the use of a computer as an instrument to further illegal ends, such as committing fraud, trafficking in child pornography and intellectual property, stealing identities, or violating privacy.
Cybercrime is a crime that involves a computer and a network. The computer may have been used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target. Cybercrime may harm someone’s security and financial health.
Kinds of Cyber Crime:
- Email and internet fraud.
- Ransomware attacks
- Identity fraud (where personal information is stolen and used).
- Theft of financial or card payment data.
- Theft and sale of corporate data.