Cyber Criminals

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Cyber Criminals
The link between technology and crime has always been fairly close. Criminals find new ways to commit crimes with the advances of technology, while law enforcement quickly utilizes this technology to counteract with cybercriminals. Over time technology advances and with it new behavior patterns form and it is certain that the crimes of today will be different tomorrow. The definition of a cybercrime is any crime that involves a computer or the manipulation of digital data. There are different classifications of cybercriminals such as: hackers, identity thieves, and high-tech criminals.
People that use a computer for discovery or devious intent are considered hackers. Though many cybercrimes revolve around hacking, there are a lot that do not. There are different kinds of hackers. Hackers can be grouped based on the hacker’s personality and lifestyle, and can be distinguished by the way they operate and what their purpose is. Hackers that defeat software systems to illegally obtain games are called game players and the hack itself becomes the game. Scamps are those wh...

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