If someone was on bad terms with a business or website, anything, the person doing the crime would take over or destroy their website. Currently in todays world, cyber crime criminals want to use your computer for illegal activity, to steal your profit. Cybercriminals utilize many websites to develop “crimeware”, like viruses, trojans, and keyloggers, so other criminals can pick up on their own wicked ways. Most of the crimeware doesn’t act as a command, but as a data supplier. A data supplier can steal private information from anyones computer, which then can be used and seen by any cybercriminal.
One of these internet invasions is a different form of bullying, specifically cyber bullying. Cyber bullying is where people can become victims to a predator or predators, the cyber bully through internet users. This essay will explain how cyber bullying started, the effects and symptoms to look for if someone you know is being
In many cases, we can see such examples like- in Ministry, University or Railway as far as India is concerned. • Uploading and spreading controversial information message and details to another person. • Hacking password of another computer or information system or changes of content in email, social networking site such as Facebook and orkut, twitter and so on. • Creating email account or social networking site for another name without acknowledgement is also fall under the category of Cyber Crime. • Hacking website and changes web IP address or linkages with other website is also a kind of Cyber Crime [16,
When Cyberbullying Becomes Cyber Crime-and-Punishment (Draft #2) When someone crosses the line and cause any kind of harm or abuse anyone, there must be consequences to it, even if it has been done electronically. Internet today has became a tool for many particular things, and unfortunately, many people have been misusing the technology. Cyber bullying is getting more and more advance and there is still a debate going on whether or not, it should be treated as a crime. There have also been studies going on the suicidal rates which link together with cyber bullying. In the article “When Cyber Bullying Becomes Cyber Crime-and-Punishment,” Linda Pitt argues why cyber bullying is a crime and should be treated as a crime.
Computer crime despite the many problems it has brought has also brought some needed social controls to the Internet and as stated before some laws have been formed to protect many of the institutions that because of computer crime have become targets for criminals. Now that I have briefly explained computer crime, I will go into further depth into explaining computer crime from the different sociological perspective theories. To start with is the integrationist perspective looks at of society as the sum of the interactions of individuals and groups” (Kendall; 17). Many of those that commit computer crimes are hackers or people who hack into computer systems for both fun and for gaining access to information. They have formed their own subcultures and hold many different beliefs about the information that is stored in personal computers.
Protect Yourself from Internet Crime Internet crime is very prevalent in our society of computers and electronics. Young children are being stalked through email and chat programs, users of all age are being harassed, young children are being involved with pornography in ways they never should be, and copyrights are being broken by media download programs such as the early Napster. With an increasing number of these crimes being committed we, as Internet users need to crack down on these cyber criminals. There are plenty of ways to avoid these crimes, most involving common sense and a little caution. However, sometimes it takes someone to teach or remind you of these practical ways to avoid Internet criminals.
These attacks can be executed to break into your computer through the internet and steal your personal information. Security threats are derived from people who create them purposely. These people are called hackers. Hackers can create security threats and viruses. Most hackers are computer programmers who use their knowledge of security threats and malware to victimize other people by breaking into their systems to steal or destroy information.
In the same way, cyber-criminals are those who can utilize the web to gain from otherwise unsuspecting victims who sometimes leave themselves completely vulnerable. Anyone could be at risk of having their personal information compromised by a cyber-criminal through social networks, scams, and even known associates. Initially, “facebook.com” was one of the many social websites that allowed users to share information with others for fun, while at the same time keep friends in contact with one another. While these website serve their purposes, they serve an entirely different purpose for a hacker who can utilize said public info. On another note, cyber crime is not always just about financial gain; there are criminals that seek to utilize social network websites to lure underage users.
In deciding whether a situation is truly stalking, the victim should consider whether the perpetrator is acting with malice and premeditation. Stalking activities are often a repetitive, obsession-based vendetta, directed personally at the victim. This behavior continues even when the victim has personally warned the perpetrator to stop. As people begin to rely more and more on technology, the incidence of cyberstalking increases. Law enforcement and government agencies continue to study the crime in order to learn how to better deter criminals from engaging in this crime of control, fear, and intimidation.
Cyberbullying is a major problem in today’s everyday life. Cyberbullying has to be with people going on the internet and harassing others. Cyberbullying is considered as a major crime in some places because it can make people commit suicide; Cyberbullying others lowers their self esteem. (3 SV;SV) “With cyberbullying even if you turn off your computer or cell phone the hurtful messages will be waiting for you when you turn the device back on” as told by Gwenn O’ Keefe(StopBullying.gov) Cyberbullying can be a very dramatic thing as many people can get charged with a felony. What ... ... middle of paper ... ...erbullied you should help them out or if it’s anyone’s parents tell their cell phone carrier to block that person or if it’s a social networking site they can block the person on.