Any activity commissioned via computer, digital devices and networks used in the cyber realm, and is facilitated through the internet medium. It can include the distant theft of information belonging to an individual, government or corporate sector through criminal tress-passing into unauthorized remote systems around the world. It includes from stealing millions of rupees from online bank to harassing and stalking cyber users.
Cyber Crime also includes sending viruses on different systems, or posting defamation messages. Commission of cyber crime can be:
- The computer as a target-attacking the computers (e.g spreading viruses etc)
- The computer as a weapon-to commits fraud or illegal gambling
- The computer as an accessory- to store illegal or stolen information
A-Z of Cyber Crime
To help understand which fraud you’ve been affected by, we’ve categorised them into an alphabetical list.