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One of the best investigative techniques to deal with this issue is to bait the cybercriminals. It is also useful to spy on their forums and lure them out of the shadow. In reality, they are among the most elusive form of criminal.
The truth is people must be very careful to protect their passwords and their personal information. It is not a good idea to put your birthday on your Facebook account, for example, as this information may be used in some circumstances to access banking and other private records. Do not talk to strangers online if you are underage, as well, as they may be predators.
Part of the problem with the Internet is its anonymity. It is hard to track down cybercriminals and they know it. The bank robbers of the future will not wear masks and carry guns, they will be the people who sit at their computer and hack into the bank. We must develop better investigative techniques to deal with
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The internet related crimes are fast spreading across the globe and have become transnational in nature, thus making it far more difficult to restrict, prevent, or investigate such occurrences and persecute the perpetrators.
Whether or not these issues are best handled in a legal manner or some other manner that is not legal, however, is the issue that is the topic of this paper. All of the subtopics that are covered – data breaches, illegal downloads and child pornography – can be covered by some method that does not involve the legal system.
It includes activities such as fraud, unauthorized access, cyber stalking, and even the development of cyber weapons. The question arises how do we safeguard against cybercrime and who is responsible for this? Although the government is trying to protect computer users through existing laws, it may not be enough as more laws need to be enacted which focus on securing the internet, people need to be educated, and existing laws need to be enforced both nationally and internationally.
With rapid global development came the electronic revolution. Like other technologies, the Internet is now a necessity and without it businesses would cease their operations. There is an increase in the number of security risks on the Internet called cybercrimes all over the world.
People access the internet and use computers both for legitimate purposes and for illegal motives. The advancement in the field of internet has developed a virtual environment where activities can be executed through networked computers. Currently, criminal activities have increased to a significant extent due to easy and restriction free availability of information from the internet as well as free communication services offered by online service providers both locally and internationally.
From the early days of civilization, there has always been crime. In recent years, however, technological innovations have made it not only easier on certain criminal elements within society, but it has also made it more difficult to detect and stop such crime.
f crime committed are diverse and ranges from identity theft, attacks against computer systems and data, internet auction fraud, distribution of pornographic images which are abusive to children, and the penetration of online financial services according to Carrier (2006). Other
internet protocol. Cybercrime is defined as the act that is executed against the availability, confidentiality and integrity of the internet users. In terms of the global connectivity, cybercrime reflects a broad